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Shoppers warned of increased cyber risk as online shopping takes over
"When people start shopping for the Christmas season, hackers start their busy season too."
Could Mastercard's innovation pipeline be the answer to cyber security?
“The onset of new technology continues to transform the way we interact online, but as usage surges there is increased risk."
Report finds Kiwis love online shopping, but won't settle for shoddy deals
The 2016 Consumer Issues Report shows that the number of online sales in New Zealand is increasing – but also subject to plenty of complaints.
Facebook wooing SMBs with new shop and services sections
Social media giant Facebook is continuing its efforts to get inside small businesses with the roll out of two new sections on its Pages feature.
Warehouse, Noel Leeming online sales soar
The Warehouse Group is reports online sales ahead of domestic levels, with Noel Leeming growing online sales faster than the rest of NZ market.
Mobile payments get easier with new Visa product
Visa lauches digital swipe product enabling shoppers to complete online purchases by sliding a virtual image of their credit, debit or prepaid card.
Smartphones leading online sales
"For retailers, it’s a constant balance of where and how much to invest into the mobile experience and infrastructure.”
New online payment option comes to NZ
Visa has launched a new payment services that enables consumers to make secure online payments from an device.
Deal or no deal - depends on website speed
Developments in e-commerce means retailers need to make sure their infrastructure is up to scratch or risk their customers going elsewhere.
Online GST changes a mixed bag for Kiwis, says InternetNZ
InternetNZ is pleased the Government has decided on an appropriate threshold for overseas internet-based retailers before GST collection is required."
Draft law heralds end of GST-free digital goods
The days of GST-free music, games, e-books and software purchased online are coming to an end, with plans to tax online services from next October.
Keep safe while shopping online with these tips
MasterCard is urging Kiwis to up our game when it comes to protecting ourselves while shopping online.
Quality over security for Kiwi online shoppers
“In a sense, the more people shop online, the more comfortable they are, leading to more online shopping.”
Social media retail activities boosting online purchases
Players such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram have an impact on global e-retail figures, says Juniper Research.
Trade Me, The Warehouse and GrabOne lead online shopping
New Zealanders are hooked to online shopping, according to new research from Nielsen NZ, with cyberspace providing limitless options.
NZ retail sales rise, but we're not out of the woods yet
The total volume of New Zealand retail sales rose 2.7% for the March 2015 quarter, which is the largest percentage increase since December 2006.
Practical tips to keep yourself safe from cybercriminals
With cybercriminals always looking for new ways to scam consumers and Kiwis increasingly shopping online, Mastercard offers up some safety tips.
New features for buy and sell on Facebook
Facebook has today introduced new features in Facebook Groups to improve the way people buy and sell.