New research reveals most retailers are not successfully executing their social media strategies. About 81% of retailers use social media to engage with customers acknowledge indicate their processes need improvement. According to the BRP SPECIAL REPORT: Enhancing Customer Engagement Through Social Media, social media provides retailers with unprecedented visibility into their customer base. It provides…
American Express and Facebook are working hand-in-hand to explore innovative new experiences to interact with Card Members in Messenger. American Express expects to launch a pilot Amex bot for Messenger in the coming months for eligible U.S. Consumer and OPEN Card Members who opt-in to participate. The concept demonstrated how American Express Card Members could…
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U.S. Millennials (aged 16-30) are the most likely to adopt new buying methods such as mobile payments with 9% of U.S. millennials using mobile payment applications daily.
An online shopping market place enabling purchases all kinds of merchandise offered domestically in Japan has been launched. Remambo offers a choice of millions of products.
Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) has inked a deal to enable MasterCard debit cardholders for the first time be able to make online payments in Mauritius, and internationally, effective February 2016.
MobileRecharge.com will launch the World Top Up Day on November 10 to celebrate, for the first time in history, top up senders worldwide. The organizers announce the best offer possible for November 10: NO FEES when making a top up to a mobile abroad on Mobilerecharge.com that day.
ShopSocially and FSAstore.com have teamed to launch its FSA rewards program. Powered by ShopSocially, the program aims at offering loyalty awards to customers not just for purchases, but for all-round engagement.
San Diego-based Ecwid has collaborated with Square to offer retailers the ability to sell anywhere online and keep all channels in sync. Ecwid is available directly or through trusted partners and has over 900,000 registered merchants in 175 countries with support for 45 languages.
The number of mobile P2P users will grow rapidly, from 69 million in 2015 to 126 million by 2020. By 2019, it is expected that more than half of all mobile device owners will be using mobile P2P.
The Global Digital Commerce Software Market is estimated to be worth $4 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach to $8.68 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 16.73%. North America is the dominating the worldwide market with a share of 36.10% in 2015, followed by Asia Pacific and European regions.
MasterCard is actively involved in the International Day of Peace for today September 21st. Many companies are donating television and digital media channels to drive support for the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), the frontline agency fighting hunger.