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Your Internet Shopping Sprees Are Driving an Astonishing Building Boom | Wired Business | Wired.com

Your Internet Shopping Sprees Are Driving an Astonishing Building Boom | Wired Business | Wired.com | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Retailers online and offline will need a combined 25 million square meters in additional space over the next five years to store and handle the stuff they sell, according to a new report. That's the size of more than seven Central Parks.
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It's the ROI, stupid: Advertisers talk a big game on brand safety, but rarely follow through

It's the ROI, stupid: Advertisers talk a big game on brand safety, but rarely follow through | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
There’s a cycle that’s becoming increasingly clear when it comes to brand safety.
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Why the Post Office Gives Amazon Special Delivery

Why the Post Office Gives Amazon Special Delivery | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
A Citigroup analysis finds each box gets a $1.46 subsidy. It’s like a gift card from Uncle Sam.
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How to Succeed as an eCommerce Brand in an Era of Dominant Retailers?

There has always been tension between CPG (consumer packaged goods) companies and the retailers who sell their products to consumers. If a consumer will pay a fixed price for a product or service…
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The New ID Theft: Millions of Credit Applicants Who Don’t Exist

The New ID Theft: Millions of Credit Applicants Who Don’t Exist | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Synthetic-identity fraud is one of the fastest growing forms of identity theft—and the hardest to spot and combat. Scammers use phony names and unused Social Security numbers to secure debt, a crime that exposes a vulnerability in the U.S.’s credit-checking system. “It seemed too easy.”
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Found on Instagram, sold on Alibaba: Even the smallest brands are now the victims of counterfeiting

Found on Instagram, sold on Alibaba: Even the smallest brands are now the victims of counterfeiting | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
No brand is too obscure for Chinese counterfeiters — not even Team Dream, a cycling apparel company with five employees that operates out of a former gas station in San Marino.
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Mainframe or cloud in fintech? It's a surprising no-brainer

Mainframe or cloud in fintech? It's a surprising no-brainer | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Will mainframes remain relevant to financial services firms as cloud computing becomes more reliable, flexible and cost-effective? Nubank thinks cloud only.
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The New Retail: Gird Your Loins

The New Retail: Gird Your Loins | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
I was at a friend's house when she got a delivery of groceries. The boxes arrived at her door from one of the many new services that allow customers to shop online. Fresh fruit, veggies, meat, wine, eggs, cheese, milk, Christmas wreathes, and fresh cut flowers. She just pushed a few buttons and voila! I…
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E-commerce will change forever

E-commerce will change forever | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
In September of 2017 Amazon's patent on the 1 click checkout is expiring. This will open the door to any site that wants to improve their checkout.
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Design everything for the disabled and you can’t go wrong | The Spectator

Design everything for the disabled and you can’t go wrong | The Spectator | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
About 30 years ago, BT introduced a telephone handset with enormous keys. It was intended for people with serious visual impairment. Unexpectedly, it…
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Will Cash Disappear?

Will Cash Disappear? | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Coins and paper currency remain the most popular ways to pay in most countries. But longer term, cash appears to be locked in a losing battle with electronic payment methods.
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Alexa, Allo & The Future of Retail Commerce | PYMNTS.com

Alexa, Allo & The Future of Retail Commerce | PYMNTS.com | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
News: PYMNTS' Karen Webster says the future of retail commerce will be shaped by two players and one ubiquitous access device: Amazon Alexa, Google Allo and
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Remittance Transfers: Policy, Practicalities, and Innovation | Ripple

Remittance Transfers: Policy, Practicalities, and Innovation | Ripple | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
We explain why innovative financial technology solutions like Ripple’s matter.
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Open Banking APIs are Not Created Equally

Open Banking APIs are Not Created Equally | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
There’s been a lot of discussion in the banking industry about open APIs that can enable different software technologies to work together with the promise of
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Fraud in Online Marketing

Fraud in Online Marketing | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
An excerpt from Corey Pein’s book “Live Work Work Work Die” focusing on scams, hustles, and fraud in the tech industry.
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The digitisation of trade’s paper trail may be at hand - Technology and international trade

The digitisation of trade’s paper trail may be at hand - Technology and international trade | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
THE enormous ships steaming into and out of the world’s ports do not only carry cargo. They also represent paperwork: bills of lading (BOLs), packing lists, letters of credit, insurance policies, orders, invoices, sanitary certificates, certificates of origin.
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The Intelligent Alternative to Debt Collection Call Centers

The Intelligent Alternative to Debt Collection Call Centers | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
TrueAccord engineering and data analyst blog about the foundation upon which we build our system.
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The Amazon-ification of Whole Foods

The Amazon-ification of Whole Foods | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
There’s a broader strategy behind two-hour delivery for heirloom tomatoes.
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FBI Data Show Fraudulent Online Sales of Cars and Outdoor Equipment, Funded by Gift Cards, Are Soaring - Digital Transactions

FBI Data Show Fraudulent Online Sales of Cars and Outdoor Equipment, Funded by Gift Cards, Are Soaring - Digital Transactions | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Fraudulent online sales of cars, recreational vehicles, boats, and outdoor equipment are soaring, wi
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What's Killing Checking Accounts? Deposit Displacement

What's Killing Checking Accounts? Deposit Displacement | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Between 2000 and 2016, the number of checks written in the United States declined from 41.9 billion to 17.1 billion, a nearly 60% drop. Bad news for checking accounts, right? Wrong.
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Hamtramck: Scale and Institutional Frameworks

Hamtramck: Scale and Institutional Frameworks | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
I recently published an article that explored some of the ways regulations make it difficult for small businesses to get off the ground and function. Among the examples I used from around the country was Bank Suey in Hamtramck, Michigan. My story was subsequently reposted on various other sites which the owner, Alissa Shelton, read…
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‘Porch Pirates’ Steal Holiday Packages as They Pile Up at Homes

‘Porch Pirates’ Steal Holiday Packages as They Pile Up at Homes | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
Police say package theft is up during the holiday shopping crush, but homeowners and retailers are striking back with cameras and other technology.
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Would You Take Out a Loan for a Pair of Jeans?

Would You Take Out a Loan for a Pair of Jeans? | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
The fintech startup’s high-interest product aims to disrupt how you buy, and how you owe.
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Top 10 Trends Impacting the Future of Payments

Top 10 Trends Impacting the Future of Payments | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
The payments industry is in a state of transition with 10 trends impacting the future revenues and competitive balance in banking.
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Paying Behind the Great Firewall: Maurer Plays Marco Polo (Part 1)

Paying Behind the Great Firewall: Maurer Plays Marco Polo (Part 1) | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
By IMTFI Director and UC Irvine School of Social Sciences Dean Bill Maurer Before I left for China in mid-September, on a three-city
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PSD2 – the tip of an Open Banking API iceberg? » Banking Technology

PSD2 – the tip of an Open Banking API iceberg? » Banking Technology | Commerce and Payments | Scoop.it
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