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COMMERCIAL AND ENTERPRISE

EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

October 31, 2016

      What is AML (Anti-Money Laundering)?   Security is paramount to Cardstream. We think about security at every level of our business, constantly evaluating our operations, functions and security to optimise the online safety of our partners, their merchants and their cardholders; as evidenced by our Level 1 PCI DSS security. But security […]

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PayPal Integration

October 12, 2016

  Cardstream are proud to announce that we are now fully integrated with PayPal, this is great news for all of our partners and their potential merchants. How can our PayPal integration help sales? Let’s look at some key benefits. Retaining Fickle Customers with PayPal   Increase Basket Conversion Rates – When a cardholder approaches […]

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Ecommerce in 2015-2016

December 31, 2015

  The Future The future is only ever full of development, sometimes we can predict it and other times the driving force is super elusive. But we move along in the passenger’s seat regardless, knowing or trying to guess where we end up. Of course some people are better at making predictions than others, with […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Savings, Stores and Statistics

November 6, 2015

  Remember that time the UK had a bountiful harvest and then created a holiday celebrating it? No? But America did in 1621 and they called it Thanksgiving. Britain, being the multicultural foster parents we are, want a piece of that pie. Except not that bit, because that would involve eating turkey twice a year, […]

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Apple Pay

July 21, 2015

Apple have released their new payment option, Apply Pay Contactless. This new payment option has essentially started a new era of payment methodologies from a pioneering electronics company. Apple has been working behind closed doors with MasterCard and Visa with a huge investment of man and thought power to bring Apple Pay Contactless to iPhone, […]

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From Cash to Card

May 21, 2015

Times are changing. The popular chant ‘Cash is King’ may now be being drowned out by the beep or squeak of a Card Machine, wallets are getting thinner. But not because people have less money… It has emerged that the majority of transactions now are cashless. Since the first debit cards arrived into the market […]

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The Future of mCommerce

February 2, 2015

Finding the right goods for your home, garden or even place of work can be daunting these days with the wide variety of products available to consumers and walking from shop to shop can be tiring, but with the increasing popularity of mCommerce, shopping for your brand new sofa, lawn ornament or desk lamp is […]

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Predicted Statistics 2015

January 9, 2015

The hardest part of any year is arguably fraught with anxiety mostly at the beginning, so with some New Year’s cheer, foresight and positivity we can tackle it. With foresight in mind; E-Commerce seems to be as trendy and developmental as ever. A stunning figure of $24 trillion in Global retails sales (that’s $24 with […]

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Black Friday Stats

December 2, 2014

This year’s Black Friday is now over, but how did it do? Amazon UK reported busiest day on record this year. The website had orders of over 5.5 million, with 64 items being sold per second. This beats last year’s record of 4 million items sold for the UK e-retailer and shows the growing popularity […]

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Mastercard and Visa Plan To Drop Passwords in Online Payments

November 21, 2014

Have you ever been in the situation where you’ve entered all your payment details, gone to pay and then been asked for a password you can’t remember? Well good news, Mastercard and Visa announced last week that they plan to drop the need for customers to remember passwords and make the experience more secure and […]

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