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April 15, 2015

New Acquirers

The unique position of Cardstream is owed to its adaptability, made possible because we are an independent payment gateway; this unique position, in turn, is owed to our reputable merchant ....

March 11, 2015

The Importance of Being Responsive

Convenience is the ultimate business niche, to say ‘we can tailor to your personal needs’ is what everyone wants to hear; so when we login to a website to buy ....

February 2, 2015

The Future of mCommerce

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 ....

January 9, 2015

Predicted Statistics 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 ....

January 7, 2015

John Lewis’ Winter Statistics

Further to our Black Friday blog in December, which showed Black Friday breaking records year-on-year, retail giant, John Lewis, have reported record sales in the lead up to Christmas. John ....

December 29, 2014

Retail Sales 2014

2014's been a great year for retail with sales expecting to hit $22 trillion. Market research company, eMarketers predict that this figure will increase by 5.5 percent and 'is projected ....

December 2, 2014

Black Friday Stats

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 ....

November 21, 2014

Mastercard and Visa Plan To Drop Passwords in Online Payments

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, ....

November 12, 2014

Error Codes – What Do They Mean?

A technical blog today. Click on the more tab below to see a list of error codes and what they mean. If you aren't sure what the message means, the ....

November 11, 2014

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

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 ....