Schöne Bescherung – mit Adressvalidierung statt Geoblocking im E-Commerce

Dieses Weihnachten wird anders – zumindest, was das Jahresendgeschäft der Onlinehändler betrifft. Denn die jüngste Geoblocking-Verordnung, die seit Anfang Dezember 2018 angewendet werden muss, fordert eine andere Praxis als die bisher verbreitete zum Schutz vor Betrug und zur Einhaltung der gesetzten Lieferbedingungen. Kunden dürfen im Hinblick auf den Zugang zu Waren oder Dienstleistungen aufgrund ihres Wohnsitzes oder dem Ort der…

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Healthy Data for Better Healthcare

Evaluating and maintaining data quality is complex in any industry. However, the uniquely complex and non-stop aspects of healthcare data management complicate the process significantly. Characterized by a steady stream of patient records and evolving contact points, information must be managed effectively within a deep well of legacy data. Coding and filing claims, and constant updating of medical records, are…

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There’s a Big Elephant in Your Business – Name it and Tame it!

There is an elephant in every business – and it’s trampling company profits, scaring away customers and blocking valuable insights. What’s your company’s elephant? Is it returned mail? Fraudulent transactions? Bad business decisions? Beware, these problems all stem from one big beast – bad address data. It’s time to address the elephant. Effective communications, predictive analytics, fraud prevention and ultimately,…

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Using Address Verification to Foil the Bad Guys

How an Accounts Payable Company used Data Verification Services to Ward off Transaction Fraud Fraud prevention relies heavily on how quickly and confidently an organization can determine the customer is who they say they are – a process that’s easier said than done. In fact, 84% of businesses have fallen victim to fraud. Implementing a process to identify your customer…

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Leaking Profits? Plug up the UAA Drain!

Are you struggling to keep printing postage and service costs down? One culprit that could be putting a drain on your profit is return mail. You’d be surprised how undeliverable-as-addressed mail (UAA) can operate like a small tax on your business – costing a little bit in a lot of areas. Turn to page 24 in Mailing Systems and Technology’s…

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How Online Retailer Learned from Amazon to Decrease Cart Abandonment & Increased Sales

E-commerce businesses are held to high standards. Why? Amazon. The conglomerate provides immediate, transparent shipping rates, setting the precedence that all other retail websites must provide the same. If they don’t? Customers abandon ship – or in a more literal sense, the shopping cart. Online apparel company, Huf, recognized the need to keep up. Explore how Huf is making strides…

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The City of Tempe Contends with Disparate Address Data until Discovering Melissa

Explore the City of Tempe’s disparate data dilemma and how Melissa’s Address Verification API standardized addresses across systems – reducing cost, waste and confusion, and allowing – for the first time ever – the ability to develop informational relationships across departments. With more than 185,000 residents, it is crucial for the City of Tempe to maintain accurate records to send…

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Hip, Hip, Hooray! The Elephant Gets Addressed Today.

What’s the elephant in your business? Every company has one! I’m talking about the thing that costs you money, customers and insight. Could it be returned mail? How about fraudulent transactions? Whatever the problem, it all stems from one big beast – bad address data. Customer communication, fraud prevention, predictive analytics and ultimately, your bottom line, all hinge on the…

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Amazon’s Secret Weapon – The Power of Predictions

What makes Amazon so successful? Most retailers are asking themselves this question today as Amazon continues to conquer the global retail market and further revolutionize the eCommerce landscape. Melissa’s VP of marketing has lent his expertise on one aspect of the retail Goliath that has forever changed customers’ expectations – shipping predictions. Learn all about Amazon’s secret weapon and how…

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4 Ways MAK™ Optimizes Address Data

Any book made publicly available can be identified by an ISBN. It’s a unique identifier used worldwide by publishers, booksellers and libraries. Just like an ISBN, your business can utilize a unique identifier for every street address – the Melissa Address Key™ (MAK). MAK technology is address data management at its finest. With address identifier technology, organizations can transform global…

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