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Jan 9

InternetRetailing: Which Industries Are Hit Hardest By Chargebacks?

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

InternetRetailing, the leading title for professionals in multichannel retail and ecommerce across the UK & Europe, this month features a Guest Comment from our CIO and Co-Founder, Monica Eaton-Cardone, exploring how chargebacks vary across ecommerce verticals, along with solutions to this rising problem. Digital goods is the hardest hit sector in the UK for…

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Jan 6

FStech Awards 2017 Recognise Global Risk Technologies™

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2017 is barely days old but we are already up for our first awards of the year! We’re delighted to announce that Global Risk Technologies™ has been named as a double finalist for FStech Awards 2017. Organised by Europe’s FStech magazine, the 17th annual FStech Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within the UK…

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Jan 4

The storm after the calm: return season

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

In 2016, US online consumers spent $3.34 billion on Black Friday, a 21.6% rise on 2015. Like most of Europe, the UK saw similar surges of 12.2% to £1.23billion. The phenomenon is now growing from a one-day Black Friday event into a ‘Black Fiveday’ event from Thanksgiving through to Cyber Monday. The fear…

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Dec 22

The Last Piece In The Convenience Puzzle: Making Secure Payments Easy

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

Just 3-4 years ago, ordering a taxi in the UK would inevitably involve calls, cash machines and waiting for a cab that could be anywhere! And we’d only dreamed of having dinner from a favourite restaurant delivered straight to our own front door. When stripped back to basics, true innovation identifies pain points…

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Dec 9

Black Friday 2016: UK vs. US

Posted by Global Risk Technologies™

The mere mention of Black Friday calls to mind images of frantic shoppers hoping to secure the best deals on the year’s hottest goods. However, sales figures for the past few years reveal a drastic shift in consumer preferences—online holiday shopping has gradually replaced traditional brick-and-mortar experiences. While merchants operating in the brick-and-mortar…

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