Dec 17

Ecommerce in Spain grew to €3.6 billion in Q1 2014

Ecommerce in Spain grew to €3.6 billion in Q1 2014 The total turnover of the ecommerce industry in Spain has reached 3.6 billion euros in the first quarter of 2014. When we compare this with the ecommerce turnover in the same period last year, a growth of 27% is noticeable.... read more →
Dec 16
oceanpayment

The future of global payments

The future of global payments Robust growth has returned to the global payments industry. After a fallow period following the financial crisis of 2008, we forecast payments revenue will grow by 8 percent each year through 2018, at which point annual revenue will reach $2.3 trillion and account for 43... read more →
Dec 15

The online shopping habits of Polish internet users

The online shopping habits of Polish internet users As is common nowadays in almost all developed countries, Polish internet users also don’t limit themselves to a PC when making a purchase online. There is even one in every 25 users who has at least once done some online shopping using... read more →
Dec 12
oceanpayment

45% growth in Polish cross-border ecommerce in 2014

45% growth in Polish cross-border ecommerce in 2014 There was a growth of 45% in the cross-border ecommerce industry in Poland this year. With this growth rate, it grew harder than the cross-border ecommerce industry in European countries like Romania, Greece and Hungary. Polish consumers would shop more abroad if... read more →
Dec 05

Belgian government wants to boost ecommerce

Belgian government wants to boost ecommerce Ecommerce offers many opportunities on the European market and it’s important that Belgium manages to keep a “piece of that pie” for itselves. That’s one of the things Minister Alexander de Croo told the audience during the first edition of E-commerce Xpo. The government... read more →
Dec 03

MasterCard plans 2015 debit card launch in Canada

MasterCard plans 2015 debit card launch in Canada MasterCard plans to launch a debit-card service in Canada next year to take advantage of the growth in digital payments.This renewed effort – the company scrapped an initial plan to enter Canada in 2010 – reflects MasterCard’s attempt to grow its business... read more →
Dec 02

Polish ecommerce industry is worth €6.94bn in 2014

Polish ecommerce industry is worth €6.94bn in 2014 It’s estimated that the value of the Polish ecommerce market will be worth 6.94 billion euros (29 billion zloty) in 2014. That’s 1.2 billion euros more than the Polish ecommerce industry value in 2013. Nowadays, more than 60 percent of Polish Internet... read more →
Dec 01

AO has big plans for expansion into Europe

AO has big plans for expansion into Europe AO, the British online retailer of domestic appliances, has launched its German website, but that’s not the only expansion it has planned. AO World is also looking at starting businesses in the Netherlands and Belgium. Austria, Switzerland and France are also potential... read more →
Nov 26

H&M launches online stores in 8 new European countries

H&M launches online stores in 8 new European countries H&M will launch online stores in eight different countries in Europe during 2015. The new online markets will be Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, and Slovakia. H&M’s online stores are already available in eleven European countries. The press... read more →
Nov 25

MasterCard and Visa to replace defunct security standard

MasterCard and Visa to replace defunct security standard MasterCard and Visa are working together to replace their unpopular security systems, MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa, with a simpler solution using far fewer prompts for passwords and supporting a range of biometric technologies. The new protocol could begin rolling out... read more →