Mobile strategy now a must for retailers

Having a mobile strategy is becoming essential for retailers, as more and more shoppers use Web-friendly smartphones in stores and malls to compare prices, seek deals, read reviews and make purchases.Although still a

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

New PCI standards ignore mobile payments

The second version of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) is being released this afternoon by the organization PCI Security Standards Council, which sets the network and security requirements for

Published on: October 29th, 2010 Ellen Messmer

Retailers’ systems assailed by older, overlooked security flaws

An overemphasis on tackling new and emerging security threats may be causing companies to overlook older but far more frequently exploited vulnerabilities, according to a recent report. The report, from Trustwave, h is

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Despite steady Black Friday numbers, online shopping falls

U.S. Online sales on Nov. 28, the day after last week's Thanksgiving holiday, also known as Black Friday, were US$534 million, up 1 percent from last year, according to comScore, which tracks Internet

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Sumner Lemon

Credit cards “won’t be” dominant payment mode in few years

Retailer dismay over increasing transaction costs and several new emerging technologies could soon disrupt the dominance of credit cards as a payment mode, say e-commerce specialists. A report titled: Disruption of the Payment

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Nestor Arellano