Groupon class action lawsuit ends in $500,000 settlement

Canadians using Groupon prior to March 8 were sent notice that the $500,000 settlement approval for the class action lawsuit against Groupon Inc. has gone through, giving an estimated 1 million daily deal

Published on: December 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Canada Post delivers new online tools for e-tailers

Canada Post continues its push into the digital realm with the launch of some new e-commerce tools. The Canada Post Web Services tools are aimed at retailers and designedto be integrated into their

Published on: October 31st, 2012 Christine Wong

Get Payd with new Moneris accessory for mobile merchants

Small merchants that spend most of their work day on the road likely never considered accepting credit card payments an option in the past. But lately, several services have hit the Canadian market

Published on: February 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Express IT: Mobile payments will be best cash alternative

Cash might be king, but it's more common to not actually carry any of it around these days. Consumers are more likely to pay with a debit or credit card for even small

Published on: August 31st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Why it’s still too early to adopt mobile payments

If you're anywhere close to my age, you might remember the late Orson Wells making a pitch for Paul Masson saying, "We will sell no wine before its time." That boast may have

Published on: June 28th, 2011 Bill Snyder

Google creates algorithm to penalize bad customer service

Google has developed a new algorithm that will (hopefully) not reward businesses with bad customer service, a move made in response to a New York Times story about a business with a troubling

Published on: December 3rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Video Rewind: PayPal’s launch of Website Payments Pro service

As we enter the 2010 Holiday season, it looks like more shoppers than ever will be buying gifts online and avoiding the crowds at malls. When they do buy those online gifts, many

Published on: November 25th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Banks, payment processors on alert following Visa fraud tip off

Visa Inc. last week sent a fraud alert to banks and payment processors warning them to look out for a "large batch settlement fraud scheme" involving a merchant account in East Europe.That alert

Published on: May 13th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

TigerDirect.ca uses collaboration to combat cyber crooks this Christmas

The Christmas season is hectic for everyone – fraudsters included. The busy shopping season is well-known in the retail community as the time of year when fraudulent transactions abound.Criminals hope their fake credit

Published on: November 28th, 2008 Brian Jackson

PayPal Pro boosts sales and savings of Canadian hair spray merchant

The recently launched PayPal Website Payments Pro system offers a myriad benefits to small Canadian online businesses, the company says.Pro consolidates payments under a single system, and can even be used by those

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Online payment options may “knockout” credit cards

Online payment methods such as PayPal have gained in popularity over the past three years and have enough momentum to continue to steal market-share away from credit cards to the tune of hundreds

Published on: October 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson