Holiday E- Retail Shopping

According to a projection released by Forrester Research Inc (a global research and advisory firm) Holiday e-retail sales (November and December) will hit $78.7 this year, up 15% from last year. Analysts at Forrester say “strong economic growth and low unemployment rates project a healthy playing field for online holiday sales and outweigh any lingering dampening effect of the government shutdown.” 167 Million Consumers will go online this Holiday shopping season and spend on average $472 this figure is also [...]


What is CIM?

What is CIM? – CIM is a tokenization solution that allows merchants to store their customers sensitive payment information on a secure server. How does CIM work? – CIM works by replacing all of the customers sensitive information with a profile ID (token) What are the benefits to using CIM? – Allows merchants to provide faster checkouts – Reduces merchants risk of Data Compromises – Simplifies the process of PCI DSS compliance process. CIM is available for use through Authorize.Net Don’t wait to start Protecting Your Business and [...]


Online Shopping Benefits of a Web Store

Online shopping has undeniably increased in popularity amongst many of the population.  There was a 20% increase from 2009 to 2012 and it is expected to continue to increase by over 50% by 2016.  All in all, it seems to be the way of the future.  If you are considering opening up an online store, you are on the right track.  Opening an online store decreases the overhead you would normally spend as a storefront business owner by not paying rent [...]