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Shane Happach

Chief Commercial Officer, WorldPay

Shane joined WorldPay in December as Chief Commercial Officer with overall responsibility for Global Business Development, Account Management, Product Development and Marketing.

Shane has over 12 years of experience in financial services in payments, treasury, M&A and foreign exchange. He has held diverse sales and management roles on 3 continents. Prior to joining WorldPay his most recent assignment was to launch and develop the LatAm market from a hub in Argentina for GlobalCollect. He has a degree in Finance from Miami University and an MBA in International Business from the International University of Geneva.

Optimising Your Online Mobile Payments

Mobile commerce is on the up and up, and your eCommerce business will need to ensure you're up to the play when it comes to mobile payments if you want to keep pace in 2014 and beyond. Here are Worldpay's top tips for optimising your online mobile payments.
12/08/2014 14:43 BST

Airlines on Board with New Distribution Channels

Airlines need to manage a complex system of payment currencies, types and distribution channels. Their customers can book tickets in one country with an airline based in another country, in order to fly to a third country, and pay in the currency of another country, sometimes using the preferred payment method of a fifth country.
28/03/2014 10:18 GMT

Think Alternative to Future-proof Your Payment Strategy

The global e-commerce economy is growing at a rapid pace, and with this growth, we're seeing significant changes in the way merchants and consumers are choosing to do business. Whereas to date cards have been king, new research reveals that within the next four years, we'll start to see alternative payment methods make up the majority of online purchases.
20/03/2014 11:47 GMT

How Mobile Is Transforming the Airlines Payment Sector

Airlines have long been reliant on credit cards as the primary payment type they accept online. However, as carriers' margins are increasingly squeezed, the industry is becoming more aware of the importance of enabling alternative payment methods to gain competitive advantage - and new research shows mobile is top of mind.
24/12/2013 10:07 GMT

Local Preferences Determine Video Gaming Purchase Habits

In order to make the most of the revenue opportunity and technological advances, the industry has had to develop an incredible pace. In many cases, this has made it challenging for merchants to keep up while simultaneously giving customers a seamless online purchasing experience.
24/09/2013 11:18 BST

Multi-device Accessibility is in Demand from Video Gamers

With the growth in popularity of social platforms and the ever increasing integration of social media into our internet behaviour, consumers are starting to expect the ability to 'share' everything, including video games. As the industry continues to evolve so too does consumer demand and expectations...
29/08/2013 15:08 BST

A Short History of Social Gaming and How It Is Being Monetised Today

t's an exciting time for the social gaming landscape, and it's fair to say that many operators are still at the beginning of the path to monetisation (and a more immersive experience for all). The key to success here will be personalisation and accounting for cultural preferences, as well as making the payment experience as seamless as possible.
07/08/2013 14:36 BST

Monetising Digital and Video Game Content - The Evolution of Payment Models

With the area of monetisation developing rapidly, now is the time for merchants to consider the most appropriate strategy for their business model. However, merchants first have to explore which model is best. The starting point is identifying consumer demands and expectations and how these trends differ globally.
11/07/2013 13:52 BST

The Digital Generation Demands Greater Ownership of Content

The ways in which music, films, TV programmes and reading material are purchased and consumed has transformed as a consequence of the online revolution. The digital industry has grown exponentially, and there has been a shift from the physical to the digital across all types of content and services.
03/05/2013 14:22 BST

mCommerce in India: The Opportunity

India's fast developing economy, coupled with a rise in the number of affluent middle class consumers, has led to a considerable appetite for eCommerce amongst the country's consumers.
13/11/2012 17:16 GMT

Eastern Affluence Underpins Western Promise

China is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and consequently, its vast population has a higher percentage of disposable income to spend than ever before. The Chinese penchant for luxury items, and particularly western brands, is making it an attractive pool of income-rich consumers. How can UK eCommerce merchants successfully tap into this market?
03/07/2012 09:27 BST