Global Payments Teams up with MasterPass

The international payment processing provider Global Payments Inc. is now working with MasterPass for digital payments. The company believes that this partnership could take their services to an entirely new level, allowing them to make their way into online sales. "Online … Continue reading

Retail Stores Post Gains in Customer Satisfaction; Online Shoppers Less Satisfied

According to a report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index, brick and mortar stores have significantly improved in customer satisfaction in the last year. Online retailers, on the other hand, saw a decline to the lowest level in 12 years. … Continue reading

Internet Sales Tax Gains Support in Senate

One of online retailing's big advantages could be dealt a serious blow in the future. On Friday, the Senate passed a nonbinding amendment which would allow states to collect sales tax from out-of-state online retailers. The amendment was part of … Continue reading

Online Holiday Spending Up 14 Percent to Record $42 Billion

Consumers in the United States spent a record $42.3 billion online during the past holiday season according to data released by comScore. This was a 14 percent increase in online sales from 2011 when consumers spent $37.2 billion. Holiday shopping … Continue reading

Strong Cyber Monday Sales Expected

An estimated 129.2 million shoppers say they will head to retailers' websites today, up from 122.8 million who shopped last year, according to a Shop.org survey. This follows record levels of online spending over the Black Friday weekend. Special promotions will … Continue reading