Consumers Showing Concerns About Using Digital Wallets

Many consumers do not fully understand the concept of a digital wallets, and a majority are concerned about their security. These were some of the findings of comScore's study, Digital Wallet Road Map 2013, which measured the consumer awareness, perceptions and … Continue reading

AmEx, Twitter Partner to Offer Pay-by-Tweet Shopping

Twitter is entering the growing mobile e-commerce market by expanding its relationship with American Express. Amex Sync will allow American Express cardholders to make purchases on Twitter through tweets that include special hashtags. The first offer will be for discounted … Continue reading

Global E-Commerce Sales Top $1 Trillion for First Time

E-commerce sales surpassed the $1 trillion mark last year for the very first time, according to a report from eMarketer. Sales in 2012 increased 21.1 percent versus year-ago levels. Business-to-consumer e-commerce sales are expected to grow 18.3 percent in 2013, … Continue reading Weekly Credit Card Update November 21

Mobile Apps Aim to Steer Consumer Credit Card Choices There are two new mobile apps which help cardholders select the best credit card to use at checkout. Wallaby Financial released a free app that helps iPhone users determine which card … Continue reading

E-Commerce Sales Up 17.3 Percent

Sales through e-commerce were $56.99 billion in the third quarter, up from $48.59 billion a year ago, according to figures released by Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This 17.3 percent increase far exceeds total retail sales growth of … Continue reading