Web Read Friday – July 17th

Our latest round-up of news about eCommerce.

Mobile online retail payments in focus

Total mobile online retail payments are expected to grow from $75.8 billion to $217.4 billion at a 23 percent compounded annual growth rate between 2014 and 2019, according to Javelin’s Mobile Online Retail Payments Forecast.

Source: Mobile Payments Today

Why All SMBs Need an Ecommerce Strategy

Joe Morsello: While online-research-to-offline-purchase is the more common path to purchase, future-looking SMB retailers will holistically consider an ecommerce strategy as more and more consumers embrace online shopping.

Source: Street Fight Magazine

The EMV countdown is on: What merchants should be doing now

In the U.S., the EMV liability shift occurs in October 2015, and experts expect that 6-8 hundred million EMV cards will be issued to consumers by the end of the year. This transition has been in the works for years – but based on Ingenico’s hands-on work with merchants, we believe many simply won’t be ready.

Source: Mobile Payments Today

Marie Anik Paradis

Marie Anik is our bilingual web and graphic designer. When she is not busy updating our logo or creating wireframes, she can be found walking her three dogs or contemplating her next shoe purchase. Originally from Quebec City, she has lived out of a backpack on four continents for over a decade before settling down in Victoria. With a fantastic eye for design, Marie Anik ensures the Beanstream brand aligns over all channels. You can thank her with a (vegetarian) poutine and a good bottle of Russian River Chardonnay.

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