Small brand to international success: Perfectly Basics

Small brand to international success: Perfectly Basics

It’s the success story many startups dream about: Perfectly Basics began selling t-shirts out of the founder’s attic – personally bicycling each order to the post office – and in less than ten years they have grown into a premium international fashion webshop, with a loyal customer base and nearly thirty employees. What is the secret to their success?

agnes b. reduces fraud ten fold

agnes b. reduces fraud ten fold

When agnès b. wanted to develop a global expansion plan that respects local consumer preferences and limits exposure to fraud, the company partnered with Ingenico ePayments.

Why risk-based approaches are the solution to electronic payments authentication

Why risk-based approaches are the solution to electronic payments authentication

Ecommerce Europe is concerned that the proposed one-size-fits-all approach to authentication undertaken by the European Banking Authority won’t help the ongoing fight against online fraud. The European ecommerce association thinks it will only damage the European ecommerce sector and opts for a risk-based approach. That’s why Ecommerce Europe calls on European legislators to apply pressure for a risk-based approach to electronic payments authentication. The European Banking Authority...

From pure-play to in-store: Charlotte Zimbehl’s story continues

Lightspeed’s integration of online and in-store inventory, customer data capture and payments processing enabled our first step into in-store retail. While we’ve managed to build our brand online only so far, at some point people want to be able to see what they’re going to buy. Obviously that can be handled with sale and return but as a small business, that’s an expense that’s hard to swallow. A pop-up shop is the perfect solution to the problem. It gives me the opportunity to show people who...