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Braintree-Paypal-300x282This sponsored post is part of our Mobile Commerce Explosion series. Produced in partnership with Braintree, the series looks at the explosive growth in mobile and how it’s disrupting industries and impacting brands. See the whole series here.


It’s been declared “The Year of Mobile” for so many years that we’ve forgotten what it means, but it’s time to call it. The industry has revolutionized and the dust has cleared. Mobile commerce sales have tripled since 2012. That’s 30 percent of all ecommerce sales, and it’s expected to rise to 43 percent of all… Continue reading

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When it comes to online shopping, women are now more likely than men to reach for their smartphones and tablets to research products and make purchases. 

  • Of US consumers who say they’ve completed a purchase on a mobile device in the last month, 66.5% are women and 33.5% are men. Compare that to 2013, when a greater share of men than women completed purchases on mobile.

It’s important for retailers to understand who drives mobile commerce trends because sales on smartphones and tablets are growing three times… Continue reading

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The second edition of our book "Payments Systems in the U.S." has just been published. It’s available in print from Amazon.com… and in an ebook version for your iPad. On the Web: Regulators and Hackers Put Bitcoin to the Test – New York Times – "Susan Athey, a professor of economics at Stanford Business School, pointed to several potential outcomes." Reporting From the Web’s Underbelly – New York Times – "Mr. Krebs, 41, tries to write pieces that cannot be found elsewhere. His widely read cybersecurity blog, Krebs on Security, covers a particularly dark corner of the Internet…" Bitcoin for…

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The second edition of our book "Payments Systems in the U.S." has just been published. It’s available in print from Amazon.com… and in an ebook version for your iPad. On the Web: Square Cuts More Custom Pricing Deals For Merchants And Ramps Up Sales Hiring – "Square is also now crafting a big sales team; the company is staffing up on sales people…" The Evolution of the Bitcoin Clearing House – CoinDesk (Jon Matonis) – "On the road to maturity, the survivors are most likely to emerge as supra-regional bitcoin clearing houses." Digital banks support digital business – Financial Services…

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The second edition of our book "Payments Systems in the U.S." has just been published. It’s available in print from Amazon.com… and in an ebook version for your iPad. On the Web: Target Warned of Vulnerabilities Before Data Breach – "At least one analyst at the Minneapolis-based retailer wanted to do a more thorough security review of its payment system…" New York DFS Virtual Currency Hearings Point to New “BitLicense” Law – "Speaking at a cryptocurrency conference in Washington D.C. on February 11, 2014, Lawsky, explained that the DFS did not believe that Bitcoin fit neatly within current money transmitter…

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