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What Is PCI Compliance?

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New business owners may wonder what the term “PCI compliance” is when they hear it and be confused about why it matters for their business. PCI compliance represents adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which has been endorsed by all major credit card providers. This set of standards helps to maintain security for merchants that accept credit card payments, and any merchant that accepts, transmits, or stores payment card data needs to be complaint.

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Expert Tips on How to Increase Conversions for Your Ecommerce Site

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In 2017, for the first time, global retail ecommerce sales will account for 10 percent of total retail sales, eMarketer reports. Despite the steady rise of digital sales and increasing usage of mobile devices for purchases, it’s not enough to just build an ecommerce site and expect sales to come. Here are five expert tips on how to increase conversions for ecommerce stores, through better content and optimization efforts.

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World Payments Report 2017 Shows Increase in Digital Payments

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According to the recently released World Payments Report 2017 by Capgemini and BNP Paribas, global non-cash transactions experienced their highest growth of the past decade this past year and are predicted to keep growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.9 percent from 2015 to 2020. Cashless payments are growing not just in individual transactions, but in wholesale purchases, too, which are expected to record a CAGR of 6.5 percent from 2015 to 2020. Even large corporations making significantly costly purchases are increasingly comfortable with using digital payment forms.

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5 Customer Analytics Tools to Use to Learn More About Your Shoppers

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Gathering data about your customers helps your business make smarter product development, marketing, and creative decisions that can improve efficiency and give your company an edge over competitors. Nearly two-thirds of retailers report a competitive advantage because of using data analytics, reports Digital Commerce 360, and more businesses are applying data gathering to more parts of the retail process to gain benefits.

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A Guide to Credit Card Fraud for Businesses

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The September 2017 announcement of an Equifax breach, which exposed the sensitive personal information of more than 143 million Americans, plus other breaches like the October 2017 data breach at fast food chain Sonic, has American consumers and businesses concerned about all types of fraud that can put their data at risk. Hackers and thieves can attack businesses in several types of ways, from using stolen cards to make purchases in stores and online, to stealing consumer information that is stored by a business.

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