How do US retailers compare with the UK for address lookup and validation in ecommerce checkouts?

This month I’ve been looking at the contrasting ways in which major US retailers handle address management in ecommerce checkouts, when compared to the standard automation in the UK. It’s accepted good practice in the UK to let customers lookup their postcodes and then select a matching address from a pre-validated list, using 3rd party software like Postcode Anywhere’s Capture+. This is achieved typically using one of three methods:


Today it’s …

I have a sneaking suspicion that the debit on my bank statement dated 30th February has something more to do with some archaic German law on payment periods rather than appearing to show that my bank thinks that February has more than 28 or 29 days!

One never knows.  But it did get me thinking about dates.

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