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The State of Mobile for Electronics Retailers: Infographic

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ever wonder how you compare to your Electronics Retailer peers? Well, when it comes to mobile payments and fraud, wonder no more. Our 2017 Mobile Payments and Fraud Report gives insight from over 800 merchant respondents (many of whom are from the Computer and Consumer Electronics industry). Check out this fun infographic and see how your peers feel about the State of Mobile Payments & Fraud!

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Topics: electronics retailers, infographic, state of mobile

Infographic: The Fraud Landscape for Online Electronics Retailers

Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017

It is hard to overstate the global influence of the consumer electronics industry today. For example, there are more mobile devices on Earth than people and that’s just one top-selling electronic category. And if you’re a successful electronics retailer in this competitive market, then you’ve likely been bold, innovative and push boundaries of sales & marketing efforts. You’ve certainly encountered fraud along the way. The following infographic highlights five interesting facts that might just change the way you approach selling electronics online.

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Topics: electronics retailers, electronics, infographic

A Clever Way to Improve Mobile Commerce Conversions for Electronics Retailers

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Retail eCommerce spending via smartphones and tablets boomed in Q4 of 2016, up 45% over 2015. In fact, mobile accounted for 21 percent of total digital commerce dollars spent in the quarter, mobile’s highest recorded share of online sales ever.

And guess what? Mobile fraud is keeping pace. In 2015, the number of fraudulent transactions on mobile devices increased by 142% compared to 2014. And there’s no slowdown in sight, with CNP fraud losses projected to soar 80% by 2020.

For online Electronics retailers, this presents a dilemma. Customers and their money are obviously pouring in via the mobile channel, and you want to capture those orders. Yet with mobile fraud also soaring, you also risk higher fraud losses.

This is where the clever part comes in. There are fraud prevention solutions out there that actually help improve mobile conversion rates (while reducing fraud)! How is this possible?

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Topics: mobile commerce, mobile device, electronics retailers

Electronics Retailers: Build Your Own vs. Fraud Detection as a Service

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2017

If you’re an eCommerce retailer that sells Electronics, these facts are why you need a robust anti-fraud system:

At the same time, online Electronics retailers have indicated strong concerns with the growing cost and complexity of fraud prevention. And the problem isn’t just for large eCommerce operations. Fraudsters are making the strategic decision to move “down the food chain” and target smaller retailers as their tools of the fraud trade have given them automation options. In the past 36 months, retailers have taken steps to dramatically increase their fraud mitigation efforts, but that can have substantial costs as well.

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Topics: cnp fraud, fraud detection as a service, electronics retailers

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