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2015 Holidays: Record Mobile Commerce (And Record Chargebacks?)

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Early reports indicate record holiday mobile commerce…nearly $1 billion on Cyber Monday alone. That’s a huge 53% jump over 2014.1 The bad news? Those mobile transactions were 2X more likely to involve fraud.2

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Topics: Cyber Monday, mobile commerce, chargebacks

Will Record December Sales Bring Record Chargebacks in Q1?

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The numbers are not all in yet, but preliminary results indicate the strongest holiday season ever. Here’s a snapshot1 from Cyber Monday:

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Topics: Cyber Monday, chargeback rate, chargeback

From the Door Bustin’ Black Friday to the Fraud-Lovin’ Cyber Monday

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015

The door busting deals of Black Friday have come and gone, with a greater emphasis on “bust.” More consumers have eschewed the 5 a.m. lines and avoided being featured in the shopping rage footage (we can argue if they’re fake or not but, that’s beside the point.) Even NerdWallet reported that Black Friday’s deals were lackluster and too similar to last year to be noteworthy. Instead, we’ve also seen the door has busted on Black Friday and made way for Cyber Monday.

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Topics: Cyber Monday, EMV, Black Friday

How to Avoid a Holiday Hangover

Posted on Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Holiday HangoverPicture this scenario. It’s December 31: Woop! Woop! Cyber Monday was phenomenal! Last minute sales rocked! Most holiday orders ever! And thanks to a super human effort by the team, everything shipped and delivered on time! Wow. The only question now is “How are we going to spend those big, fat holiday bonuses?”

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Topics: holiday hangover, Cyber Monday, order linking

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