The Unique Appeal of Asian E-commerce Markets

The Asian e-commerce market is booming, and it is projected to grow to $1.6t by 2021. China’s online sales are expected to increase annually by 16.1% to $1.122t in 2021.South Korea’s e-commerce sales are predicted to rise by 11.9% annually to $50.7b in 2021. India is also an important market...

How to Succeed in the High-risk Travel Industry

The travel industry is constantly expanding and evolving. However, in an industry defined as high risk, merchants face many challenges from high fraud levels and chargebacks to low acceptance rates and future fufillment models. As a travel service provider's business scales to global markets, so the risks increase. How can...

Your Global Guide to Payment Preferences

When scaling to global markets, payments have a huge impact on sales. Foreign customers prefer local payment methods and may abandon their shopping carts when they encounter unfamiliar online payment options. There are hundreds of localized payments methods all over the world and keeping track of them is no simple...

Are Your Payments Out of Control?

When scaling to global markets many online businesses in a wide range of industries encounter new payments challenges including spiralling costs, increased decline rates, greater fraud risks and low conversion rates.  What is causing these changes in your payment ecosystem? How can you improve results? Our new eBook A Merchant’s Guide...

Online Credit Card Processing for Travel Providers – How to Make it Work

How to succeed in the highly competitive travel sector With the drop in travel costs, individuals who have never left their native country before are off to see the world. Global travel industry gross bookings hit $1.6 trillion in 2017, making it one of the largest and fastest growing industries...

New EU Regulation to Revolutionize Cross-border Payments

One of the greatest challenges global merchants face is high fees for cross-border payments. A new European Union resolution addressing this issue may change the situation dramatically. According to the EU plan, by the end of 2019, charges for cross border payments in Euros will have to correspond to fees...

ICE 2019 – Looking to the Future of Payments

ICE Totally Gaming is the leading international event in the global gaming sector with over 33,000 attendees and 8,500 operators representing 150 countries. Ofer Carmel, CEO of Payfinder, who attended the conference in London last week (February 5-7) with two other company representatives, spoke of new trends developing within the...

What Should You Look for in an eCommerce Marketplace?

Most online enterprises seek to expand their activities across borders into new markets. The costs of opening and translating global websites, managing local operations and logistics, developing regional advertising, stocking inventory and organizing payment processing can be prohibitive. Some ecommerce businesses prefer to test the waters in new cross-border markets...