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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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Differences in payment preferences between Physical Commerce and e-Commerce in Brazil
Posted By BoaCompra on Dec, 05th 2018

Differences in payment preferences between Physical Commerce and e-Commerce in Brazil

Due to the sheer size of Brazil, Brazilian consumers' profiles may change according to where and how they buy. The preference for cash, local credit cards or boletos will also depend on if the purchase is made in a physical store or online.

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How can your checkout impact on your global business
Posted By BoaCompra on Nov, 29th 2018

How can your checkout impact on your global business?

When you think about expanding your business to a global level, you must always consider the localization of your international platform and the optimization of your checkout in order to turn online visitors into paying customers.

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Why reaching the unbanked in Mexico will boost your e-commerce business
Posted By BoaCompra on Nov, 22th 2018

Why reaching the unbanked in Mexico will boost your e-commerce business

How can it be possible to register growth in an e-commerce where financial inclusion and banked consumers reach only 36.9% of the population? Local payments and corner stores with alternative payment options are the answer.

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How Brazilian customers buy on international e-commerce sites
Posted By BoaCompra on Nov, 08th 2018

How Brazilian customers buy on international e-commerce sites

Learning the preferences of 55.2 million online customers is the key to reaching the 4th largest internet market in the world and increase your e-commerce sales.

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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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How Cross-Border Marketing can help your expansion in LATAM
Posted By BoaCompra on Oct, 24th 2018

How Cross-Border Marketing can help your expansion in LATAM

Organic content or paid campaigns are important for your marketing strategy. However, introducing a consolidated product or service to international markets and different cultures is often one of the biggest difficulties companies face around the world.

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Infographic - Overview of e-Commerce in Brazil
Posted By BoaCompra on Oct, 18th 2018

Infographic: Overview of e-Commerce in Brazil

If your company is planning to access the Brazilian e-commerce market, you will need to grasp an overall understanding of its unique components and trends. This infographic can help you prepare for your international business expansion.

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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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LATAM - How to expand your business in online games by Smilegate
Posted By BoaCompra on Sep, 27th 2018

LATAM: How to expand your business in online games by Smilegate

Booming economies and great perspectives in LATAM´s e-commerce can seduce any international merchant, but how to overcome this fragmented market and increase sales? Smilegate, the multinational game developer, shares some thoughts about this issue.

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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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The Benefits of Localized Marketing Strategy
Posted By BoaCompra on Aug, 30th 2018

The Benefits of Localized Marketing Strategy

By Pedro Dias Marques, Product Marketing Analyst

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B2B Events - A Powerful Tool for Business
Posted By BoaCompra on Aug, 14th 2018

B2B Events - A Powerful Tool for Business

By Daniele Godoi, Product Marketing

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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.

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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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Challenges for online games in LATAM - Level Ups perspective
Posted By BoaCompra on Jul, 18th 2018

Challenges for online games in LATAM: Level Up´s perspective

Learn about how the gaming market can expand its business in Latin America from Level Up´s perspective.

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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 why, culturally speaking, paying cash is the preferred method of payment for Colombians

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Payments - Dealing with fragmentation in LATAM
Posted By BoaCompra on Jul, 03th 2018

Payments: Dealing with fragmentation in LATAM

Learning about LATAM´s particularities and shopping preferences is the key for success, but how to reach such a fragmented market? Our Managing Director, Alain Delcourt, shares some thoughts about his experience at BoaCompra.

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Argentina and the new tax legislation VAT
Posted By BoaCompra on Jun, 26th 2018

Argentina and the new tax legislation (VAT)

Starting June 27th 2018, a number of non-residents supplying digital services for Argentine consumers will be subjected to a 21% tax.

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Alternative payments reign Mexican market
Posted By BoaCompra on Jun, 21th 2018

Alternative payments reign Mexican market

Low credit card penetration forces traders to look for alternative payments in Mexico.

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Colombia soon to be the fourth largest e-commerce in LATAM
Posted By BoaCompra on Jun, 08th 2018

Colombia soon to be the fourth largest e-commerce in LATAM

Internet connectivity and the increase of banking accounts among Colombians must boost online retail in the country in 64% until 2022.

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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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Ecommerce business in Peru grew 198 in the last two years
Posted By BoaCompra on Apr, 24th 2018

E-commerce business in Peru grew 198% in the last two years

According to the Peruvian Chamber of Electronic Commerce (Cámara Peruana de Comercio Electrónico - Capece), the exponential increase represented sales of US$ 2,800 billion in 2016.

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Uruguay shakes ecommerce market and attracts more business
Posted By BoaCompra on Apr, 16th 2018

Uruguay shakes the ecommerce market and attracts more business

With 2.6 million people with internet access, e-commerce is still at an early age in a country with a steady growth in the last years. Some online stores showed an annual growth rate of 30% to 50%.

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Mexico - Latin Americas prodigy with the fastest ecommerce growth
Posted By BoaCompra on Mar, 23th 2018

Mexico: Latin America´s prodigy with the fastest ecommerce growth

The second largest market for e-commerce in Latam, right after Brazil, can reach $11 billion in e-commerce sales in 2018 alone. According to the Business Insider, it is also expected to register a growth of 15.6% by 2019.

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