Author: Kate Gathii

The State of eCommerce in Mauritius

Mauritius, an exotic island in the Indian Ocean, may not be the first place to come to your mind when thinking about ecommerce development. However, as with all African ecommerce, increasing internet penetration throughout the country means that[…]

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5 Reasons You Must Take a Trip to Mauritius

Mauritius is a beautiful island country with some fabulous features that will impress even the most seasoned traveler. Unlike more famous island destinations, Mauritius is small and unspoiled, so visitors can really make the most of everything it[…]

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African eCommerce Shows Continued Growth Despite Challenges

Running an ecommerce business in Africa isn’t without its own unique set of challenges. However, regardless of these hurdles, African ecommerce is showing continued growth. What exactly are the challenges that merchants face, and what are the[…]

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MasterCard Best Practices for Managing Authorization Reversals

Authorization reversals are a tool that merchants can use for various reasons, such as to:

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How the Fintech Revolution is Changing the Face of Employment in Africa

In 2016, global investment in fintech venture companies reached $23.2 billion, up 10% from 2015.  

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American Express Security and Fraud Prevention Strategies

Preventing fraud is an important step towards safeguarding your business and protecting customer information. Many major card providers utilize a range of security features and fraud prevention strategies to ensure merchants and customers are[…]

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Visa Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

Like every major credit card company, Visa takes fraud prevention very seriously. Using a selection of sophisticated card security features and an array of fraud prevention strategies, they enable merchants to accept card payments with a[…]

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MasterCard Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

When customers pay by credit or debit card, there’s always a risk of fraud. However, card providers such as MasterCard implement a wide range of features to ensure the highest level of  security possible– preventing fraudulent transactions and[…]

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An Inside Look at the Credit Card CVV and How It Protects Against Fraud

Preventing fraud is a priority for merchants and customers alike. When a customer pays using a credit or debit card, procedures are in place to ensure the transaction is not fraudulent. The card itself has multiple features built into its design.[…]

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Upselling and Cross-Selling: How, What and Why?

Maximizing profits from your online store can be a challenge. Merchants must create a clear marketing strategy to attract and retain customers. While attracting new customers may be the focus of many marketing techniques, there are numerous[…]

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