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OpenBazaar is a P2P marketplace that eliminates the middleman, now open for business

OpenBazaar is a P2P marketplace that eliminates the middleman, now open for business | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
A new e-commerce platform known as OpenBazaar has exited its extended test phase and is open for business. Unlike the Amazons, eBays and Alibabas of the world, OpenBazaar offers a decentralized network for peer-to-peer commerce which is free of “restrictive”…
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The Rise of Transparent Commerce (or no more mono-this + dextro-thats!) — Neatly Folded Sweater — Medium

The Rise of Transparent Commerce (or no more mono-this + dextro-thats!) - Neatly Folded Sweater - Medium
Note: Ryan Caldbeck, CEO and Founder CircleUp, provides a guest post.
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What Starbucks Can Teach Apple and Facebook

What Starbucks Can Teach Apple and Facebook | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
First, convince customers why they should bother. (Try free stuff.)
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Why Contactless Payments Are A Miss In The U.S. | PYMNTS.com

Why Contactless Payments Are A Miss In The U.S. | PYMNTS.com | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Contactless payments are a hit in the U.K. and Australia, Canada but not in the U.S. Here's why they -- and mobile wallets -- will have a tough go in the U.S.
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High Cost of Keeping Chocolate Cool Tempers Online Sales

High Cost of Keeping Chocolate Cool Tempers Online Sales | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
The packaging needed to keep a small shipment of chocolate cool enough not to melt in hot weather can cost more than the product itself, a factor hampering chocolate makers in their efforts to cash in on e-commerce.
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Scheming and Processing – Faster — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners

Scheming and Processing – Faster — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Last week’s news that MasterCard was exploring an investment or outright acquisition of VocaLink really lit up the “News” channel on our Slack system at Glenbrook. For those unfamiliar, VocaLink is a company currently owned by 17 large U.K. financial
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How an 'oddball' team created one of Facebook's biggest potential threats to Google - Business Insider

How an 'oddball' team created one of Facebook's biggest potential threats to Google - Business Insider | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Robert Galbraith/ReutersFacebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergFacebook is a mobile ads machine.Last quarter, 80% of company's $5.63 billion in ad reve
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How Alibaba is helping Paytm think differently about ecommerce in India

How Alibaba is helping Paytm think differently about ecommerce in India | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
With Alibaba's help - among other things - mobile wallet-turned-ecommerce site Paytm is eyeing the online shopping prize.
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LukeW | Exploring the Just-in-Time Social Web

LukeW | Exploring the Just-in-Time Social Web | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
LukeW Ideation + Design provides resources for mobile and Web product design and strategy including presentations, workshops, articles, books and more on usability, interaction design and visual design.
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Itamar Simonson: Why Do Consumers Ignore Personalized Offers?

Itamar Simonson: Why Do Consumers Ignore Personalized Offers? | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
New research says customized deals often backfire.
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Why Contextual Commerce Is The Next Big Thing | PYMNTS.com

Why Contextual Commerce Is The Next Big Thing | PYMNTS.com | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Closed ecosystems like Uber, Facebook, Braintree, Amazon and Spotify are out to prove that commerce in context drives sales — and payments makes it possible.
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Credit Cards Encourage Extra Spending as the Cash Habit Fades Away

Credit Cards Encourage Extra Spending as the Cash Habit Fades Away | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Using plastic instead of dollars encourages consumers to pay more for everyday items than they might otherwise.
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Debit Cards Gaining on Cash for Small Purchases

Debit Cards Gaining on Cash for Small Purchases | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
AUSTIN, Texas, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Debit Cards Gaining on Cash for Small Purchases. Millennials most likely to pay with plastic; People ove
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Chip-Card Payment System Delays Frustrate Retailers

Chip-Card Payment System Delays Frustrate Retailers | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Many complications were widely predicted, but a lag in certifying payment terminals has added an unexpected wrinkle — and lots of finger-pointing.
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Could India’s country-wide tax be a “game-changing” boon for business?

Could India’s country-wide tax be a “game-changing” boon for business? | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Tax system reformed to replace a stifling maze of state levies imposed on commodities.
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A Vision of Money’s Digital Future, From Cash to Code

A Vision of Money’s Digital Future, From Cash to Code | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Sebastian Mallaby, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, on currency’s coming transition.
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NPCI’s unified payment interface to start in April

NPCI’s unified payment interface to start in April | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
The UPI project will allow a customer to instantaneously transfer funds across different banks with the use of a single identifier
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The problem with PayPal, 'old money' and digital payments

The problem with PayPal, 'old money' and digital payments | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Will Hernandez, editor of Mobile Payments Today, had one thing on his mind after he watched PayPal's Super Bowl 50 commercial: hipsters.
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The Economics of Pawn Shops

The Economics of Pawn Shops | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Pawn shops are America's lenders of last resort. But even for the same item, the amount pawn shops will loan you can vary more than 1,000%.
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AI stops identity fraud before it occurs - TechRepublic

AI stops identity fraud before it occurs - TechRepublic | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Discover how machine learning is helping credit card companies identify and halt possible fraudulent activity in near real-time.
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