Kohactive is a Chicago-based company that builds and promotes online shops for local businesses. Retailers in the Windy City can sign up for the firm's e-commerce services that include development and marketing. Once an online store goes live on the web, several steps have to be taken to ensure successful operation. Analytical software must be installed on a web server in order to track the number of shoppers entering and leaving the domain. Such a program can also provide insight on the conversion rates of sales. Kohactive is capable of activating payment portals that accept credit cards and debit cards. Authorize.net, First Data, Stripe and Braintree are ideal for merchants who sell products to an international marketplace. These payment gateways come with many benefits that include fraud protection. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) must also be followed to the fullest extent to prevent disputes on transactions.