Holidays Saw Big Increase in eCommerce and Fraud Attempts

The 2015 holiday shopping season saw a huge increase in eCommerce transactions, but also a concerning jump in fraud attempts, according to a recent report from ACI Worldwide. In 2014, 1 out of every 72 online transactions was a fraudulent attempt. … Continue reading

Dramatic Surge in Digital Gift Cards

Americans now want to purchase and use gift cards digitally. An InComm survey shows that 89% of consumers have purchased two or more gift cards online or via their mobile device, and 96% of consumers are interested in storing digital gift … Continue reading

Consumers are Treating Themselves with eGift Cards

eGift card purchases are growing, but people are buying them for themselves, not to give as presents, according to a survey conducted by Blackhawk Network. Plastic gift cards remain popular. Nearly all of the respondents in the survey (86%) purchased … Continue reading

Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards

Buying gift cards this holiday season is even easier with the growing availability of virtual gift cards. Ordering is done online, and an email is sent to the recipient with the details needed to claim the gift. Gift cards continue … Continue reading