Black Friday sets online, mobile shopping records

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showed more consumers embracing mobile and general online shopping for the best deals. Black Friday shopping figures in the U.S. Meanwhile average order volume increased, showing more willingness to make big ticket purchases via smartphone

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IKEA Goes Online In Second Indian Market

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Swedish furniture company IKEA now has a second online-only store in India, this one in Pune. Our online shop has over 7,000 products, of which more than 800 products are [priced] below ?200 Retail delivery Fulfillment Center furniture Ikea india News Online Store What's Hot

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India’s Online B2B Marketplace Beldara Grows

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Mumbai, India-based online business-to-business (B2B) marketplace Beldara is planning a global expansion to link more international suppliers with overseas buyers, reports said on Thursday (Jan.

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The Best Online Banks Right Now

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Keeping your money in a bank is common sense at this point, but online banking is – unfortunately – not something many people have grown accustomed to, yet.

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Marshalls Unveils New Online Store

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The site will offer many of the products that are also in the store, like shoes, beauty products and home accessories, but will also sell online-exclusive items. Customers can return items online or at the more than 1,100 Marshalls locations throughout the country.

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Reliance Industries Rolls Out Online Shopping Platform

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As it aims to tap into its massive digital subscriber base to take on worldwide eCommerce companies, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries is launching an early version of its online retail offering. Retail ecommerce india mobile app News online shopping Reliance Industries What's Hot

Online Marketplaces And The $1.8T Counterfeit Problem

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Online sales of such products are projected to reach $1.8 She recently told PYMNTS about how online marketplaces, government agencies and other eCommerce players are tackling the increase in counterfeit products and the problems involved in stopping them from being sold.

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Online Lenders Prepare For A Recession

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Online lenders in the U.S. Reuters , citing interviews with half a dozen online lenders, reported the companies are worried that a recession could hit the U.S. It would be a test for many of the online lenders that haven’t lived through an economic downturn.

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Online B2B Marketplaces See New Funding Rounds 

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The company bills itself as a “one-stop source” for construction materials such as ready-mix cement, bringing buyers and sellers together online. B2B Payments Accel B2B digital payments ecommerce funding infra.market Investment News online ratelt Supply Chain VC

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ASOS Debuts Augmented Reality Online Shopping Tool

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London-based online retailer ASOS offers a new feature, “See My Fit,” that allows shoppers to see how over 800 items would look on up to 16 specific body types, the Mirror reported.

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Square Rolls Out Online Store For UK Sellers

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Square , the payments provider, announced Tuesday (April 9) the launch of the Square Online store for U.K. In a press release , Square said the Square Online Store provides small and medium sized enterprises with one solution for their omnichannel or online-only business.

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How Online Universities Take Fraudsters To School

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Phone numbers, email addresses, usernames and other online signifiers have become vital to digital identity verification, as the world becomes increasingly connected.

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PayPal Invests $11M In Online Return Service

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PayPal ’s venture capital arm has invested $11 million in online returns service Happy Returns. “Happy Returns is building a network of physical return locations called Return Bars to enable in-person returns from online shoppers.”

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Porsche Tests Selling Cars Online

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Luxury and performance car maker Porsche will begin testing a new program that allows customers to do the majority of their car shopping online, according to a report. eCommerce car sales ecommerce Luxury News online sales Porsche Retail vehicle sales What's Hot

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Hong Kong Issues More Online Banking Licenses

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The banking regulator in Hong Kong has issued an additional four online-only banking licenses to Ping An, Alibaba, mobile phone maker Xiaomi and a joint venture (JV) consisting of Tencent, ICBC and Hillhouse Capital.

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Senators Introduce Sweeping Online Privacy Legislation

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26) unveiled a far-reaching online privacy bill that levies tough new punishments for tech giants that mishandle users’ personal data. The Online Privacy Act, sponsored by Silicon Valley Democrats Rep. A group of key Senate Democrats on Tuesday (Nov.

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Shape Shifting: Future Trends Transforming Online Payments

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FSS examines key trends reshaping online payments A rapid transformation is at play in the world of digital payments.

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Kicking Fraudsters Out Of Online Games

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It’s been said cybercriminals look for the path of least resistance when they target businesses or online marketplaces to steal data or money. And, increasingly, online gaming platforms — attractive to the bad guys due to their scale and relative anonymity — are in the crosshairs.

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Google Updates Search To Simplify Online Shopping

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Google has updated its search function to make searching for clothing items and accessories easier, the company said in a blog post.

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Online Grocery Ordering Coming To SNAP Recipients

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Big news is in the offing for Walmart , Amazon and other chains that offer grocery ordering online – they have gotten a formal “green light” from the USDA to offer that service to recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Online Retailers Face New Threats From Hackers

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Death, taxes and data breaches – those are perhaps the only sure things in life, and new evidence is emerging that hackers are finding increasing profit in targeting online retailers. That’s hardly the only recent hack involving online retail activity, nor the only form of such criminality.

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Online Liquor Sales Are Booming – Can Digital ID Keep Up?

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As online food delivery services proliferate amid the battle for customer loyalty, and as grocery and related stores strive to gain more digital footholds, the online sale of alcohol is growing and becoming a bigger part of all those plans.

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Monster: Job Seekers’ Resumes Were Exposed Online

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Monster.com was the victim of a data breach caused by an exposed web server, but failed to inform users about the incident.

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Travelex Online Services Back Following Cyberattack

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Foreign exchange company Travelex is back online with some of its electronic services after its system was brought down by hackers nearly two weeks ago, Reuters reported on Monday (Jan.

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Online Marketplaces Attract Consumers – And Fraudsters, Too

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Payments made through the platform economy, through the online marketplaces that bring together individual buyers and seller – sometimes far-flung – happen in an instant. Data: $71B: Amount consumers lost to fraudsters across online platforms in 2018. 517B: Total amount consumers spent on online purchases in 2018. 10,450: Number of online purchase scams reported to the BBB in 2018.

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How Card-On-File Is Changing Online Consumer Shopping

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When it comes to online shopping, one of the greatest frustrations for consumers — and friction points for merchants — is having to manually enter credit or debit card information for each purchase. percent use it for online subscriptions.

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Walmart CEO: Progress Still Needed Online

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Walmart eCommerce sales were up 41 percent in Q3 2019 – but as the retailer noted, most of that power was derived from their online grocery operation, which has been a consistently powerful producer since its rollout over two years ago. General online sales have been the source of a bit more strife this year – reports surfaced earlier in 2019 that Walmart’s eCommerce division was on track to lose more than $1 billion this year.

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LINE To Bring Online Grocery Service To Thailand

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Japanese chat app operator Line is set to launch an online grocery service in Thailand by the end of the year. Retail B2B Payments digital ecommerce Japan Line News online grocery Thailand What's Hot

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PayPal Launches Invoice API For Online Sellers

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PayPal is introducing an electronic invoicing application programming interface (API) for online sellers in an effort to promote PayPal’s presence on eCommerce and other digital platforms.

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Redfin Testing Online Real Estate Bids

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Redfin Chief Executive Glenn Kelman told The New York Times that at the end of March it started accepting online bids from people who aren’t represented by a real estate agent. Making an offer for a home online may seem like a no-brainer as everything moves into the digital world.

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Millennials SME Owners Prefer Online Alternative Lenders to Tradtional Ones

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Online alternative lenders are gaining momentum with U.S. SMEs have used online alternative lenders (P2P lenders or marketplace lending platforms) […]. DataBank Lending Online Open Fintech Startups alternative lender millenial investing SME lending

Bebe Launches Revamped Online Store, Loyalty Program

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Bebe, eCommerce, online store, loyalty program, clubbebe, website, online shopping, women’s fashion, women’s clothing, retail, news. The retailer bebe has launched a new online store and an enhanced customer loyalty program, partnering with Branded Online on both projects.

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Online Porn Pays Off for Fraudsters

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Pornography also plays a role in online fraud and cyberattacks involving ransom, as demonstrated this week in a case involving a 24-year-old student sentenced to six years imprisonment in the U.K. accounts accessible online.

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Real-Time Reimbursements Boost Online Shopping Satisfaction

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The rise in online shopping means more shoppers needing refunds on returned merchandise. Twenty-five to 30 percent of online orders are returned, three times higher than physical purchases.

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Online Mattress Retailer Casper Sleep Files IPO

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According to its Securities and Exchange Commission stock registration statement, as cited by CNBC , the online mattress retailer said it lost $73.4 Privately held Casper Sleep filed regulatory paperwork on Friday (Jan. 10) to take the company public on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Degrees Of Fraud: Digital Identity At Online Universities

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Online universities have become common as more students seek convenient, flexible ways to earn degrees. Western Governors University (WGU), a nonprofit online university based in Salt Lake City, was founded in 1997 by 19 governors of western U.S.

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Baidu, China Citic Online Bank Approved

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China Citic Bank and search engine Baidu got the greenlight to go forward with their joint online banking venture. The bank will be exclusively online, according to reports, […]. Exclusive Lending Online Payments Retail Baidu China Citic Bank online banking

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March Madness: Next Big Chance For Legal Online Sports Betting

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March Madness has a new flavor this year: legal online betting. billion – on their favored teams via sportbooks, either in person or online, with other bookies or just with friends. 3 Super Bowl on which bettors have been able to place legal online wagers.

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PayPal Launches eCommerce Platform For Online Merchants

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PayPal announced on Monday (June 3) the launch of the PayPal Commerce Platform, which is designed to meet the needs of marketplaces, eCommerce solution providers and crowdfunding platforms.

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Online Holiday Spending Already A Record-Breaker

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Christmas is just around the corner, and online holiday shoppers have been busier and spending more than ever, according to a new report. Online sales reached $80.3 It’s the largest online shopping period ever, beating out last year’s total of $67.7

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Study: More People Fall Prey To Fraudsters Online Than By Phone

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A recent study about how people respond to scammers shows that consumers are more likely to become victims on social media and online marketplaces than over the phone, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday (Sept.

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Online Shopping Prompts Retailers To Leave Malls

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More retailers are leaving malls than ever before as online shopping soars and debt-ridden chains collapse. Household names like Sears and Victoria’s Secret are among the 7,400-plus stores closing in 2019, Financial Times reports.

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QuickBooks Integrates Employee Benefits Into Online Payroll

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QuickBooks Online Payroll customers can now use the payroll platform to offer employees healthcare benefits, the company reported on Tuesday (Aug. 27) in a press release.

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