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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Licking Your Online Applications

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Here is the funny thing about the tongue-brain connection - your brain can project, with a very high degree of certainty, what it will feel like if you lick any given object such as your desk, your shirt, car hood, a stucco wall, computer keyboard - you name it.

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The Therapist Is In, Online

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And, he noted, the crisis might just make it easier for people to consider talking to someone online for therapeutic purposes when all this is over, and everyone is going out into the world regularly again. Whoever knew being stuck at home could be so stressful?

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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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How online gaming created a challenger bank

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What was not surprising is that the lion’s … The post How online gaming created a challenger bank appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I was chairing a panel with a number of different players, one of which was Monzo.

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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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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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Travelex Back Online After Cyberattack

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Money travel service Travelex is back online after a cyberattack forced it to use paper and pen to manually complete transactions for customers over the holidays, according to a report by Reuters.

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Puerto Rico Falls Prey To $4M Online Fraud

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An online scam targeted $4 million in retirement funds from at least four Puerto Rico agencies, according to reports on Thursday (Feb. Security & Fraud fraud Government News online pensions phishing puerto rico retirement scam What's Hot

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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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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MoneyGram Online Transactions Grow 39 Percent YOY

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MoneyGram posted earnings that showed continued growth in online transactions, up double-digits on a year-over-year basis. MoneyGram Online saw 39 percent transaction growth year on year, where international online transactions were up 113 percent and revenues grew by 53 percent. Management said that in the online space — a bright spot — US outbound activity saw accelerating transaction growth, at 59 percent, and revenue growth of 9 percent.

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The Digital Evolution Of The Online Gaming Ecosystem

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The decision opened the floodgates to legalized sports betting – both in-person and online – in the U.S. All in, counting online and in-person wagers, Super Bowl betting was worth roughly $6.8

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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