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Lead Story

Hiring trends to watch in 2011


Industry Update

UBC first to deliver free POS system

Is the S1-PayPal partnership cause for ISO concern?

TSYS adds acquiring heft with full ownership of FNMS

PRC reports data breaches increase in 2010

Selling Prepaid

Prepaid in brief

Under the hood of hybrid cards

David Parker
Polymath Consulting Ltd.

Is 2011 the year of the health care card


Dodd-Frank repeal unlikely, interchange changes possible

Patti Murphy
The Takoma Group

The impact of card brands' for-profit, public status

Daniel Federgreen


Street SmartsSM:
Will leasing make a comeback? - Part 2

Ken Musante
Eureka Payments LLC

Fraud: What to expect in 2011

Nicholas Cucci
Network Merchants Inc.

Experts weigh in on social media marketing - Part 2

Bill Pirtle
MPCT Publishing Co.

ISO legal setup steps

Adam Atlas
Attorney at Law

Surprising growth in global e-commerce

Caroline Hometh
RocketPay LLC

Company Profile

Clairvest Group

New Products

Payments on the fly

Transaction Wireless


Navigating with grace through the electronic world



Resource Guide


A Bigger Thing

The Green Sheet Online Edition

January 24, 2011  •  Issue 11:01:02

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Surprising growth in global e-commerce

By Caroline Hometh

In spite of the economic downturn experienced worldwide, online spending is proving quite resilient in many global markets. In 2010 we saw expansion in several markets, as tentative confidence in the world economy returned.

Following is a list of some of the most interesting growth indicators in global e-commerce transactions:

Worldwide online shopping trends

Ways to cash in online

The good news is there is significant revenue to be made from helping the merchants in your portfolio reach these online consumers. Here are two tips:

Caroline (Carrie) Hometh is the Executive Vice President Sales for RocketPay LLC. She can be reached via email at, via office phone at 978.255.3109, via wireless at 978.807.5047 and via direct at 978.462.3459, via the web at, via Facebook at, via LinkedIn at She regularly tweets at:

Notice to readers: These are archived articles. Contact names or information may be out of date. We regret any inconvenience.

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