A bit of background
22 Aug 2016
We know that shopper behaviour varies by country, but does age and gender impacts buying decisions? We asked over 20,000 shoppers from 10 countries to find out.
26 Aug 2016
Internet penetration in China only really took off after 2000. At that point, China’s share of the global Internet was only 6% - compared to 30% for the United States. However, by 2009, China had overtaken the United States. And last year it’s estimated that China accounted for 20% of global Internet users – compared to just 9% for the United States.
With 83% Internet penetration and e-commerce turnover predicted to increase by almost 60%, to US$67 billion by 2019, Australia offers huge opportunities.
6 Sep 2016
Last time we looked at the opportunities mobile and social present to merchants accessing the Australian eCommerce market. In Part 2 of this blog, we’ll look at cross-border eCommerce, payment preferences, and delivery.
8 Sep 2016
Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving - falling anywhere from 23rd to 29th November. The term ‘Black Friday’ was coined in the 1960s and marked the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season in the United States. It’s called ‘Black’ because, traditionally, it was the day retailers moved from the ‘red’ (making a loss) into the ‘black’ (making a profit).
24 Nov 2016
As hotel brands desire to increase direct bookings and grow additional ancillary revenue streams, their big challenge lies in offering a customer-centric travel service that supports guests throughout their journey – from inspiration, booking and payment, to transfers, check-in, stay and departure.
29 Nov 2016
It’s been an exciting year for e-tailers, with huge growth in many markets. We sat down with Maria Prados, VP Global Retail to get her thoughts on 2016 and predictions for 2017.
12 Dec 2016
Casey Bullock is General Manager, Global eCom – North America for Worldpay. We sat down with him to get his views on eCommerce in the US during 2016 – and his predictions for 2017.