GoCardless Partnership Provides Additional Global Payment Options

Recurly is pleased to announce a new partnership with GoCardless, the leading global fintech for recurring payments, which will allow our customers to provide additional payment options to their subscribers and prospects. These new bank debit options include SEPA (Eurozone) and Bacs (UK), along with ACH (USA). More than 30%...

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Event Recap: Foundermade’s Consumer Discovery Show

Last Wednesday, Oct. 16th, Recurly attended Foundermade’s Consumer Discovery Show West. This show had its origins as a networking event which eventually evolved into an annual conference that hundreds of breakthrough brands attend in order to showcase their products and their expertise in growing a small business.  This year saw...

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It's Here! Recurly's API v3 is Now Available

Hello fellow subscription billing enthusiasts! It is my pleasure to share with you fantastic news of Recurly's API v3. The API is now available to everyone! Read on for a brief history of the API, its newest features, and links to our new Developer Portal and client libraries! Recurly API...

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Join Recurly at Recur Conference October 20th-22nd

Recurly is heading to Chicago in a few weeks to attend Recur, powered by the Subscription Trade Association. In its second year, Recur is a leading direct-to-consumer conference dedicated to subscription commerce. The conference is a great opportunity for subscription box, eCommerce, membership, media, digital, and SaaS subscription businesses to learn...

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Accelerating E-Commerce Growth With Subscriptions

According to McKinsey, subscription e-commerce has grown 100% a year over the last five years. Savvy e-commerce companies are taking full advantage of the subscription model—predictable revenue and deep customer relationships—to gain a competitive advantage and accelerate growth. You too can capitalize on this incredible growth by adding subscriptions as a...

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Recurly API v3 Brings New Offerings to Our Developer Community

At Recurly, Christmas is arriving early this year and the winds of change are in the air.  Specifically, we are pleased to announce the imminent launch of Recurly API version 3, a next-generation API built upon Open API 3, and featuring JSON as the first class transfer format. Additionally, we...

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A Subscription Box Company Working to Empower Women: With Help From Recurly and Shopify

The first subscription box service appeared in 2004. Called The Sampler, if offered samples of products from independent, web-based artists and shops. Various other boxes emerged soon-after. Early successes include Quarterly, Birchbox, NatureBox, and BarkBox (Recurly is proud to count the latter two as customers!). Over the years, subscription boxes have evolved...

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Recurly’s Promotional Toolkit Supports Subscriber Acquisition and Retention

Subscription businesses, like any other business, need to continually attract new customers—and of course, keep their existing customers happy. When businesses exceed all expectations, they may find themselves lauded in the trade press over these results, as AMC Theaters and Spotify were recently. AMC’s Stubs A-List movie ticket subscription service reported...

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Getting Ready for PSD2: Work With Recurly and Your Gateway

Is your business ready for PSD2? Come September 14th, the answer to this question will determine your ability to accept online payments in the European Economic Area (EEA). The new PSD2 regulation is an effort to decrease the scourge of online fraud. The primary requirement that impacts businesses completing transactions...

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Research Gives Insights on Recurring Invoice Recoveries Over Several Segments

In a previous blog, we talked about how Recurly’s machine learning models help recover recurring invoices which initially failed and had entered the dunning process. Today, we want to share some analysis on the recovery rate for such invoices. Knowing what recovery rates are typical for your business allows you...

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