Every business needs to keep up the pace in order to survive. If you are a small and medium business owner (SME) you need to face many complexities in running and growing your businesses. What SME-s must know about card payments? | Straal Blog
Simplifying and streamlining payment flow should be a top priority for every member of the payments chain in the industry. Easier said than done? Not this time! In this episode of Partners…
At Straal, we strongly believe in the value of information, which later can be used as the basis for business analysis, market forecasting or economic research. Our mission is to unravel the…
We’re currently in the middle of the second quarter of the year and the new security standard required by the Second EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2) has been implemented in several countries…
Whilst Black Friday and Cyber Monday, or “Black Friday Weekend and Cyber Week” do not mean as much as, say, 2-3 years ago and according to experts in 2020 we’re experiencing “the lockdown effect” which means lower interest and less overall spend, the pre-x-mas shopping spree is still among the key determinants of the thickness of your top line. Even if you sell digital goods or subscription plans. Here’s how to – in the realm of intangible merchandise – make the most of all holiday season sales even though this time – due to the COVID-19 – is going to be like no other.
Podcasts are considered to be one of the most impactful media of the digital industry. As of July 2020, there were over 850 000 active podcasts in more than 100 languages (!). It’s impossible to try out every single one, that is why we’ve curated the top 5 fintech-related podcasts with a solid “recommended by Straal” label, including FinTech legend’s podcast Brett King’s Breaking Banks, 11:FS experts and much more.
Get the inside look at the catering industry with our second ‘Merchants to follow episode’ preseting Cateringoo – a simply delicious business catering brand. Discover, how has the pandemic affected the online on-demand food delivery services market and what did the Cateringoo team do when, due to the lockdown, the number of orders almost dropped to zero?
Learn how Piesotto – a company founded by some true dog lovers out of genuine care for their four-footed “kids” – has become a leading subscription-based pet food supplier in Poland and one of the cutest brands we have ever seen.
As of October 1st, 2019, Visa, the world’s largest card organisation, is updating its fraud and chargeback monitoring policy. Will it affect you? If you accept cards online – it certainly will. Should you be concerned? Not necessarily, if you have a well-thought risk management strategy. If, however, you do not yet have any fraud prevention mechanisms on board, you better hurry up in getting some.
Your customers won’t wait or engage in cumbersome processes to get your products and – if your competitors are able to provide the service faster – why would they? Straal presents the mathematics of instant e-commerce. Lean on these statistics to put your business in the fast lane!