The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has indicated that travel will represent a $15.5 trillion economy by 2033. Against this backdrop, the travel industry is truly brimming with several emerging opportunities in the next decade. Indian travel merchants have a unique opportunity to capitalize on the projected USD 31 billion market volume by 2027, driven by online sales.
Ensuring a smooth checkout process to allow the conversion of purchases is paramount in the customer’s shopping journey. A decline in conversion rates can significantly impact revenue and undermine the reputation of your business.
In a post-pandemic world where uncertainty still prevails and technological innovations have continued to surge, business leaders in India must maneuver through the new trends that will keep them ahead of the competition and help expand their business beyond borders.
The pandemic brought about a boom in e-commerce, which has permanently altered the way consumers make their purchasing decisions. The growth has been immense and has even persisted despite challenging economic times.
Lakshmipriya Baskar was in her final year at university when she was first introduced to PayPal. An employee-focused culture and the ability to make an impact on the community encouraged her to apply for a software engineer internship with the values-driven company.
As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the importance of cybersecurity has become paramount. PayPal’s APAC Chief Information Security Officer, Phoram Mehta, shares strategies implemented by PayPal to effectively combat evolving cyber threats and fraud.
As small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) adapt to the evolving cross-border trade (CBT) landscape to grow their business, they need a partner that can make buying and selling not only easier but also location-agnostic.
In celebration of PayPal’s Small Business Month in May, the Singapore Community Impact team held its inaugural Small Business Marketplace at PayPal’s Suntec office.
Have you received a money request or an invoice you don’t recognize? Learn how to spot this scam and what to do to stay safe.
Education Technology has transformed the way people access and consume education all over the world. Today, learning has been made more obtainable, flexible, and personalized, enabling people across the spectrum to acquire new skills and knowledge anytime, anywhere.
Small and medium-sized businesses faced serious hardships in the last two years but made a strong comeback following the pandemic. According to a recent industry report, total sales at SMBs rose...
SMB owners are wondering about the moves they should make to ensure their business remains stable, secure and innovative in the year to come.
More than two years after the pandemic, there is immense hope for the travel and hospitality industry around the world, including India, especially for small & medium travel businesses.
In the modern, connected world, where businesses rely heavily on digital platforms and technologies, ensuring the security of our online presence is mission critical. The threat landscape is...
Last year countries everywhere lifted the travel restrictions that were implemented due to COVID-19. Businesses from airlines to hotels, online travel agencies to local tour operators capitalised on the travel uptick.
The uncertainty of the last few years have left merchants with more questions than answers. We sought out experienced business leaders to help with some advice.
The competition for today’s top talent requires some innovative thinking, particularly in any industry involving technology.
The rapid recovery of corporate travel this year is likely to breathe new life into Asia's travel and hospitality sectors, providing much-needed relief after a challenging period.
At PayPal, we are working to reduce our environmental footprint and support sustainability projects in our communities.
Technology trends are quickly evolving, and consumer expectations will likewise grow more complex. What has not changed is the pursuit of increased convenience in payment transactions.
The whole world is looking at India to be the next wave of innovation in fintech, says Chandni Nihalani of PayPal India
PayPal’s mission is to democratize financial services and ensure that everyone can participate fully and fairly in our global economy and improve their financial health.
There are 3 billion gamers globally, with roughly half of them in Asia-Pacific region. Southeast Asia alone boasts a 5 billion USD videos game market with 270 million gamers.
From the local to the world. An interview with Mr. Nakamura who runs an e-commerce site for barbers, Barber & Apparel Nakamura Shoten, on the story behind his success.
The four 2023 trends that Hong Kong’s eCommerce merchants need to know By Tim Fu, Market Lead, Hong Kong, South Korea & Taiwan
As managers now move from being ‘business leaders’ to ‘mini-HR leaders’, a broad section of skills and factors need to be evaluated to ensure success.
K-pop and Japanese anime are among some of the most successful and best-known exports of Asian popular culture to the world. While it has become a global phenomenon today, bringing Asian culture...
No matter where you trade – online or offline – there’s always a risk of fraud. With recent data breaches in various APAC markets, that risk of fraud has potentially increased as consumer identities have been made vulnerable to theft.
Phoram Mehta, Senior Director and Chief Information Security Officer of APAC at PayPal The holiday season is around the corner and scammers have been busy impersonating and seeking means to dampen...
PayPal began with a vision of an online world where consumers could safely, securely, and easily use digital payments to shop. Over the past 24 years, our two-sided network has grown significantly, seamlessly connecting shoppers and retailers across the globe.
In an interview with Shradha Sharma, Founder of YourStory, Chandni Nihalani spoke about PayPal’s legacy in India and how it has been serving local customers with a suite of options and solutions...
For most retailers, the end of the year is usually the busiest. From global shopping events such as Singles Day and Black Friday, to major holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, consumers normally look to spend big in the final few months of the year.
This year, PayPal’s Singapore Development Centre (SDC) celebrates 15 years of powering global payments, driving innovation, and fortifying our defences against evolving threats.
By Samba Natarajan, SVP, Growth Markets, PayPal There are some things businesses simply have no control over. They can’t control inflation, or how aggressively central banks respond to it. They...
Rachid "Rush" Wehbi founded dropshipping platform Sell the Trend to enable dropshippers to use data in their product selection.
By integrating PayPal, Japan-based company BE FORWARD has grown their used car and parts business by making it easy to shop from anywhere in the world.
Samba Natarajan, Senior Vice President of Growth Markets at PayPal, recently contributed a remarks to congratulate the 4th edition of Korea Fintech Week held in Seoul.
Malaysian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the Malaysian economy, constituting 97.2% of all business establishments in the country and employing nearly half of all workers in Malaysia in 2020
As we mark Climate Week 2022, we’d like to share an update on the actions PayPal is taking to advance equitable climate action.
There has been tremendous change in human life across the world in the last two years. Many experiences that humans have always relied on have gotten increasingly digitized, for instance, daily cash transactions.
Oftentimes, a company spends a large portion of its marketing dollars and time attempting to win customers over. Yet, as soon as customers hit checkout, the customer experience ends.
Increasingly, retailers across categories are putting every juncture of the customer’s journey with their brand under the microscope, looking to squeeze out any advantage they can find.
The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the perspective, and actions of people around the world including their shopping behaviors. While public health may have since improved.
Company committed to rules and can 'ease the minds of regulators', says executive about Indian concerns on digital assets. Edwin Aoki is passionate about wildlife conservation.
The pandemic has accelerated trends across sectors that have led to the overall digitization of different aspects of human life, including the way we interact today, which would have been inconceivable a few years ago.
Imagine a player who has just downloaded a new game which you spent months developing. They got past the initial set up and tutorial.
According to a recent report by National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) that PayPal contributed to and collaborated on, the wider use and adoption of e-signatures and digital signatures across the Asia-Pacific
National: The disruption caused by the pandemic was just an add-on to the prevailing challenges with smaller organisations in India, especially NGOs
We are living in a time where the e-commerce landscape is growing multifold, with tailwinds from evolved customer preferences leaning toward convenience and frictionless experiences.
Along with the changing structure of workplaces during the two years long crisis, came the transformation in work culture too.