Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.
Ebay Inc., the e-commerce and online bidding powerhouse, is plunking down about $800 million in cash to acquire Braintree, a payment platform beloved among online and mobile-first startups. Under the deal, Braintree will
As more than half of Canadians now carry around a smartphone in their pocket, many retailers have bemoaned the accompanying trend of "showrooming" - or checking out merchandise in a physical store, only
E-commerce may have just gotten a little easier for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), as Sage North America announced today it was partnering up with Yola Inc., a South African company employing about
When it comes to retail, even when its mobile retail, it’s still all about location, location, location. Business software vendor SAP AG released its annual mobility survey this week, aimed at addressing top
The owner of Canadian e-book firm Kobo and investor in social media site Pinterest announced that it's implemented MasterCard's digital wallet on its main e-commerce site yesterday. Rakuten.com is a major shopping site
For many Canadians, online shopping is increasingly a part of their pre-Christmas routine. According to the MasterCard SpendingPulse report Canadians spent $2.8 billion online in December of 2012.That's an increase of 26 per
Facebook is testing new features that move the site closer to ecommerce territory and take aim at rival social network Pinterest. Want to give Facebook's “want” and “collect” buttons a go? Then followthe