Tuesday, February 23, 2021

In e-commerce, remote validation and push to be the main payment technologies for 2021

The shift in consumer habits towards digital led to e-commerce billing 106% more from January to June 2020 compared to last year. The acceleration of the segment leaves payment gateways and financial service providers at the crossroads between the need to provide greater security when buying online and user comfort.

Under pressure to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, which changed business operations and people's habits, the retail sector was forced to turn to online channels to continue selling. According to CACE (Argentine Chamber of Electronic Commerce) data, non-essential products skyrocketed in the country after authorizations of dispatches on April 20.

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