Using payments to take eCommerce to the next level

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Often viewed as the “end” of a customer’s purchase journey, payments are frequently overlooked as an opportunity for incremental improvements in a business’ eCommerce operations. With mobile commerce forecasted to account for 70 percent of digital commerce sales globally by 2022, businesses will be hard pressed to consolidate their eCommerce functionalities across multiple purchase channels. By […]

Magento adds Braintree by PayPal to PWA Studio for Magento 2

Magento released Progressive Web Applications (PWA) in Magento 2.3 several months ago and considers PWA an important consideration for online merchants seeking high conversion and a cost effective mobile solution. As more ecommerce moves to mobile devices, Progressive Web Apps gives shoppers app-like, highly personalized cross-channel experiences that were once reserved for native apps. However, […]

Square Launches Payments SDK for Mobile Apps

Square announced the launch of the Square In-App Payments Software Development Kit (SDK), enabling developers and sellers to process payments with Square within their consumer-facing mobile apps for the first time. With just a few lines of code, developers can easily and professionally build a fully PCI compliant, secure, and elegant Square-powered payments flow in […]

Google Clarifies Mobile-First Search Ranking Change

Recently, Google announced they are making a significant shift in how they rank websites based on how the site ranks as a mobile website. READ MORE: Google’s New Mobile-First Indexing May Have eCommerce Implications While the company has been testing the feature for about a year and a half, the full-scale implementation of the new direction […]

BigCommerce Brings Mobile Friendly AMP Pages to eCommerce

BigCommerce announced they are now bringing AMP pages to its 55,000 plus online merchants worldwide in a partnership with theme provider Pixel Union. AMP pages are an open source project led by Google that allows site owners to serve streamlined pages to provide near-instant page loads on mobile devices. With mobile becoming increasingly more critical to […]

Google’s New Mobile-First Indexing May Have eCommerce Implications

Google recently announced that it will now roll out its mobile-first indexing after a year and a half of testing and experimentation. Google’s move aims to improve the overall Google search experience on all mobile devices, which marks a change from its current crawling, indexing, and ranking system used in its desktop version. The company’s […]

Shopify Boosts Mobile Commerce with International Expansion of Shoppable Instagram Posts

Just yesterday, Shopify added Google Pay to its platform and today they make another big announcement by integrating shoppable Instagram posts for merchants located in Canada, Australia, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Brazil. Facebook, as the owners of Instagram, continue to improve the Instagram platform to make it a mobile-centric marketplace like platform. The […]

Shopify Adds Google Pay for Frictionless Checkout

Shopify announced on Monday they are the first eCommerce platform to enable Google Pay for its merchants. With over 70 percent of all traffic coming to Shopify merchants from mobile devices, the checkout process on mobile is vitally important to conversion. With a single click in their store settings, Shopify merchants can now enable Google […]

81% Of Merchants Will Soon Start Using Unified Commerce Platforms by 2020

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At least 81% of merchants will soon be using unified commerce platforms by the end of 2020. According to a survey done by Boston Retail Partners, the merchants’ move is essential to support commerce across an omnichannel environment. The recent survey entitled “2018 POS/Customer Engagement Benchmarking Survey” evaluated how retailers are managing to meet consumers’ […]