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EVENTS

Business Leader – Cardstream CEO Adam Sharpe Interview

May 11, 2018

Meet Adam Sharpe, once the youngest British driver to race at Le Mans and now the driving force of Fintech innovation   ADAM SHARPE is a self-confessed speed demon who at the age of 14 already had a full racing driver’s license and was competing at top circuits including Brands Hatch, Silverstone and Donnington Park. […]

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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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PCI DSS 3.2 Changes

August 12, 2016

    Audits affect all sectors in some shape or form. These exist to protect consumers and merchants, they are therefore extremely important, despite the fact they can sometimes cause a few eyes to roll. At Cardstream however, we ungrudgingly intend for security to be absolute. Aside from our broad range of fraud prevention technology, […]

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Age of the Credit Card

June 30, 2016

    The swinging 60s. Revolution was at the heart of these years. Technology and the zeitgeist were evolving, music was evolving and retail was evolving. It’s all connected. At a time when the identity of Britain is something that people are presently debating, it seems appropriate to look back at some other defining events […]

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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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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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Singles’ Day sales of $7 Billion and Black Friday to break new records

November 11, 2014

  As the Christmas season draws closer, some of the biggest shopping events of the year are coming up and continue to smash records. Alibaba’s $7 Billion Singles’ Day Sales China’s Singles’ Day falls on the 11th of November each year, and is celebrated as an “anti-valentine’s day” for single people to purchase gifts for […]

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Cardstream – the Payment Gateway that provides understandable ecommerce

October 1, 2013

Ecommerce can be confusing and often frustrating to both new startups and established businesses wishing to progress and create more efficient systems. Cardstream’s ethos has been to pride ourselves on our client service and ability to provide the best possible solution for your business. Our UK-based support staff will take the time to understand your […]

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Cardstream MD Wins Nurburgring VLN Series

September 25, 2013

The ASM race team, led by driver Adam Sharpe, wins the Nurburgring VLN series in Germany. Adam is a long-time friend and customer of ICUK, and his talent for race car driving has given him a great record that we were proud to get behind and support. With a total of 10 races, the Nurburgring […]

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