Category: Articles


Republic Bank’s recent halving of the maximum US dollar spending limit per billing cycle on their credit cards has once again brought Trinidad & Tobago’s foreign exchange challenges to the fore. With the dreaded Budget Day being imminent, once again, the scapegoat is online shopping on US sites. Per an ... Read More
September 30, 2023admin
Island Hopping


Trini businesses have been eyeing the Caribbean market for years; venturing into the region would be the logical next step after their online stores conquer the T&T market. However, I’ve never seen this happen— conquering the T&T market— so no ventures have been made into the Caribbean. That no one ... Read More
September 11, 2023admin
2023 Online


You shouldn’t be salivating, you should be foaming at the mouth! It’s really something to witness this online revolution in Trinidad & Tobago. Recently, I saw a Facebook post, a business looking for a Content Creator, they’re everywhere now… and I mean ads for content creators and content creators. ... Read More
March 11, 2023admin
Scotia eCom+ Payment Gateway


In a clear signal that local E-Commerce is steadily marching forward, Scotiabank has introduced it’s very own payment gateway called Scotia eCom+™. It’s the first direct competitor to the First Atlantic Commerce (FAC), which has been the only similar option available in Trinidad & Tobago. While FAC will still be available ... Read More
August 15, 2022admin
2021 Year in Review


January 16, 2022admin
CSF Delivery Blog


In another boost for Trinidad & Tobago E-Commerce, courier service king CSF Couriers, has put customers AND MERCHANTS first with their new CSF Connect API which allows for seamless integration between online stores and their CSF Domestic Delivery Service. Reliable domestic delivery has been a challenge for online stores in ... Read More
September 21, 2021admin


Congratulations! Welcome to the wonderful world of E-Commerce in Trinidad & Tobago, brought to you by your unfriendly worldwide pandemic. Everybody’s woke and in the throes of online business bliss. However, we’ve sadly discovered that in our corner of the third world, everything’s not figured out. Yes we’ve got websites ... Read More
March 14, 2021admin


If there is a sliver of a silver lining to the pandemic, this is it.- the permanent end to E-Commerce darkness in Trinidad & Tobago. Pre-pandemic, websites were chugging along, but online stores and shopping were barely limping forward. It was a classic case of chicken and the egg. Not ... Read More
February 21, 2021admin


If the first wave didn’t make you jump off your offline backside back in March, you need a good bull pistle. Now, well into the second wave, meaner and nastier than before, and I’m referring to both Covid-19 and your government, what are you going to do? It reminds me of ... Read More
September 21, 2020admin


Since the lockdown in March, my PayPal articles, ancient as they are, (circa 2013), have experienced a resurgence like never before. I can understand the interest— Covid-19 has scared the bejesus out of every Tom, Dick and Harrilal Rampratap, and forced us to take a long hard look into ... Read More
July 11, 2020admin