Payment Trends of 2018

December 21, 2018

Payment Trends of 2018. Here we are, in the season of yearly industry roundups and predictions for the coming year. As we countdown to 2019, we want to look forward to the changes and advancements that could be just around the corner.   Let’s talk about banking Nine out of 10 consumers want to use […]

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New Mastercard and Cardstream Partnership to Accelerate Digital Payment Innovation in the UK

December 11, 2018

New Mastercard and Cardstream Partnership to Accelerate Digital Payment Innovation in the UK   CINCINNATI and TAUNTON, 11 December 2018: Cardstream, the UK’s largest independent provider of white label payment software and services, has today announced a new strategic initiative that will help accelerate the adoption of Mastercard’s (NYSE: MA) latest digital payment innovations and […]

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Brace yourself: Black Friday has arrived.

November 23, 2018

10 fatalities. 111 injuries. This isn’t a count for a natural disaster. These are the numbers of deaths and serious injuries linked to Black Friday in the US to date. Back within UK shores, UK retailers today steady themselves for this year’s rush of custom and we explore where the phenomenon of Black Friday came […]

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iSalon Software Selects Cardstream for Launch of First Dedicated Omnichannel Payment Platform for the Salon Industry.

December 15, 2017

Lincoln/Taunton, 13th December, 2017: iSalon Sofware, a leading provider of salon management and online booking solutions for hair & beauty salons, barbers, spas and colleges, has today announced the launch of SalonPay, a dedicated omnichannel payment platform designed specifically for operators across its comprehensive client portfolio. A first for the industry.   By rebranding Cardstream’s white label payment […]

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Cardstream Functionality

June 5, 2017

In eCommerce and FinTech, the technologies that are most versatile are the ones that thrive. Your business must provide a solution that protects your merchants and gives them the tools they need to grow in their respective industries. One such solution is   I want to tell you what our white-label solution offers your business. […]

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PSD2 – Terraforming the Payments Industry

April 11, 2017

    Card Issuers have intertwined card payments with consumerism right now. Commerce is card-centric, whether in its cardholder-present or virtual form. Well, kiss goodbye to familiarity because the European Banking Association (EBA) have decided it’s time for a shake-up: enter PSD2. The Payments Overhaul. Diversity in payment methods is an expected outcome of PSD2. […]

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Just What are Blockchains Anyway?

January 25, 2017

Blockchains, a Work in Progress. I find it hard to imagine a topic more debated in FinTech than blockchains. I see speculation on blockchains is rife – however, blockchain’s progress is comparatively sluggish. That’s to say there is a blockchain buzz, but no real application since the technology’s 2008 release out of the bitcoin phenomenon. […]

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FinTech and eCommerce 2016

December 29, 2016

End of year festivities always causes nostalgia and anticipation for the future. In this spirit, we should reflect on FinTech and eCommerce 2016, and consider 2017. There have been definite trends and clear responses to consumer demand. Benchmark companies in this space continue to dictate the pace of development. Let’s look back at industrial evolution […]

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Black Friday 2016: Economy Fuel

November 22, 2016

  Our economy, much like everything else, needs fuel. One of the key drivers for the economy is retail, so keeping our high streets buzzing and eCommerce stores thriving is important. When it comes to retail income, we rely on seasonal holidays as much as day-to-day necessities; in fact, Black Friday is a huge contributor […]

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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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