Why a localized checkout could net you more repeat customers in LATAM
Posted By BoaCompra on Aug, 07th 2019

Why a localized checkout could net you more repeat customers in LATAM

It costs seven times as much to get a new customer as it does to retain an old one. Streamlining and localizing your checkout process may be the single easiest way to keep Latin American consumers returning to your business.

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Say WhatsApp and engage with your customers in Brazil
Posted By BoaCompra on Jul, 31th 2019

Say WhatsApp! and engage with your customers in Brazil

It?s the leading mobile messaging app in Brazil and it has changed the way Brazilians communicate with each other. The astonishing impact of WhatsApp in everyday life highlights the importance of using it as a marketing tool to engage with customers.

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Why installments increase e-commerce turnover in Argentina
Posted By BoaCompra on Jul, 05th 2019

Why installments increase e-commerce turnover in Argentina

Installments are a vital part of the payment landscape in Latin America. So, how do they work in one of the largest LATAM e-commerce markets, Argentina? And what benefits do they offer for international merchants?

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Why installments boost e-commerce in Brazil
Posted By BoaCompra on May, 22th 2019

Why installments boost e-commerce in Brazil

More than common practice, the installments payments are a strongly rooted “institution” in the Brazilian society, to the point of impacting the country’s economy. Contrary to the expected, it has enlivened the market, and the e-commerce included.

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Why looking beyond debit cards spells success for e-commerce in Brazil
Posted By BoaCompra on May, 08th 2019

Why looking beyond debit cards spells success for e-commerce in Brazil

Whilst debit cards are one of the most common payment methods offline in Brazil, they are considerably less popular online. In this article, we explore the challenges the debit card faces, and the most popular alternatives for merchants.

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Top 10 Must Have Alternative Payment Solutions in Latin America
Posted By BoaCompra on Apr, 17th 2019

Top 10 Must Have Alternative Payment Solutions in Latin America

If you are interested in expanding into Latin America, it is essential to understand the alternative payment choices that can be provided in a region with such wide economic diversity, different currencies and different purchasing habits.

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Creating the perfect checkout experience for LATAM online customers
Posted By BoaCompra on Apr, 03th 2019

Creating the perfect checkout experience for LATAM online customers

One of the most important requirements for any e-commerce merchant today is to ensure that the checkout experience for online customers is simple, quick and safe. Strategically optimizing the checkout process is a priority, especially in Latin America.

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Offering the best payment methods for your customers in LATAM
Posted By BoaCompra on Mar, 27th 2019

Offering the best payment methods for your customers in LATAM

Online merchants looking to enter different e-commerce markets around the world must ensure their business is equipped to cater to the country's audience. Making the transaction process as easy as possible for customers can help optimize revenues online.

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International Processing with Local Payment Solutions - A Vision for the Future
Posted By BoaCompra on Mar, 13th 2019

International Processing with Local Payment Solutions: A Vision for the Future

E-commerce merchants seeking to do business in LATAM face exciting times as internet penetration grows and enables unprecedented access to local consumers. The borderless nature of online shopping also means being able to pay across regional borders.

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Reduce LATAM Shopping Cart Abandonment with Local Payment Solutions
Posted By BoaCompra on Jan, 02th 2019

Reduce LATAM Shopping Cart Abandonment with Local Payment Solutions

In LATAM, shoppers may postpone their online transactions more, but expect a seamless experience. To conquer this market, providing several local payment options and converting to local currencies is crucial for consumers to confidently close the sale.

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Local Payments in LATAM as Marketing Strategy
Posted By BoaCompra on Dec, 12th 2018

Local Payments in LATAM as Marketing Strategy

You can boost your business in LATAM by integrating local payments on your online checkout. Marketing can play a key role in this process by helping to notify your target audience regarding the available alternative payment options.

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Latin America - The Reign of Cash as a Local Payment
Posted By BoaCompra on Oct, 31th 2018

Latin America: The Reign of Cash as a Local Payment

Technological innovations have created new mechanisms of digital payments, but in LATAM cash is still the most common way to pay bills.

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LATAM - Improving Game Monetization with Local Payments
Posted By BoaCompra on Oct, 09th 2018

Improving Game Monetization in LATAM with Local Payments

Your gaming business can successfully access the LATAM market by integrating local payment methods in your monetization models.

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How alternative payment methods can help your business in LATAM
Posted By BoaCompra on Oct, 04th 2018

How alternative payment methods can help your business in LATAM

Boleto, Efecty, Via Baloto, Rapipago, PagoEfectivo are some of the local payments in LATAM that international merchants must be acquainted with while making business there.

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Access Portugals consumers with Multibanco and Payshop
Posted By BoaCompra on Sep, 13th 2018

Access Portugal’s consumers with Multibanco and Payshop

Can you imagine 2,185 million operations processed by one company in a year? Or a payment processor with more than 6 thousand commercial points for customer service? This is how big Multibanco and Payshop are, respectively, in the Portuguese market.

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Infographic - Payment Methods in Latin America
Posted By BoaCompra on Sep, 04th 2018

Infographic: Payment Methods in Latin America

Want to have a better understanding about local payment culture? Check our new infographic about the main characteristics of seven important markets in LATAM, including most popular local payment solutions.

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Chile - The importance of CASH and internet penetration in e-commerce
Posted By BoaCompra on Aug, 08th 2018

Chile: The Importance of Cash and Internet Penetration in e-Commerce

With a population of 18 million people and one of the most sophisticated economies in Latin America, consumers in Chile have been paying most of their bills with cash in the last years.

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Boletos in Brazil - a vital piece to understand local shopping preferences
Posted By BoaCompra on Mar, 07th 2018

Boletos in Brazil: A vital piece to understand local shopping preferences

The most unique payment method in Brazil, boletos are responsible for a considerable amount of online transactions in the country. They can cover anything from small utility bills such as rent to higher value products like a holiday trip.

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The Future of Payments in Latin America
Posted By BoaCompra on Jul, 30th 2018

The Future of Payments in Latin America

Local payment strategies are essential for companies interested in expanding their business in Latin America. For this reason, we invited the LATAM Payments Expert, Fernando Estevez Vazquez, to talk about this intriguing market on our blog.

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Cash wins over electronic transactions among Colombians
Posted By BoaCompra on Jul, 10th 2018

Cash wins over electronic transactions among Colombians

Colombia is a country with a very high informal economy. This is one of the reasons because, culturally, cash is the preferred method of payment for Colombians.

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Which payment methods are most popular in Peru?
Posted By BoaCompra on May, 23th 2018

Which payment methods are most popular in Peru?

Vouchers, cash, bank deposits, digital wallets or debit/credit cards? To increase sales in a country where e-commerce businesses grew 198% in the last two years, targeting young consumers and offering different tools to pay in cash are the key to success.

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Cash - Uruguays beloved payment method
Posted By BoaCompra on May, 04th 2018

Cash: Uruguay's beloved payment method

Following the trend of Latin America, Uruguayan consumers prefer paying all sort of bills with cash. Offering different tools to enable this kind of payment method will boost e-commerce sales vertiginously.

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Multibanco - the most popular payment method in Portugal
Posted By BoaCompra on Apr, 06th 2018

Multibanco: The most popular payment method in Portugal

Learn more about the most used payment tool in Portugal and maximize your chances to boost your online business.

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The importance of cash payments in Argentina
Posted By BoaCompra on Feb, 28th 2018

The importance of cash payments in Argentina

Cash Payments are the kings of alternative payments methods in Argentina, making it a must have if you wish to access this market

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Brazil - The Internet Paradise in Numbers
Posted By BoaCompra on Dec, 20th 2017

Brazil - The Internet Paradise in Numbers

What about reaching a market that represents a GDP of US$ 2.14 trillion via cross border sales?

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Brazil: How to reach more consumers in the 4th largest internet users market
Posted By BoaCompra on Dec, 04th 2017

Brazil - Reach More Consumers in the 4th Largest Internet Market

Learning local preferences and payment methods is the key to boost-cross border sales, and reach an average of 60.5 million internet shoppers only in the Brazilian territory.

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