Category: Consumer

May 21, 2015

From Cash to Card

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 ....

May 7, 2015

Key IVR

Key Interactive Voice Response systems (Key IVR), from a business point of view, are effective and reliable. The technology for these systems is ever evolving and ever developing. Companies can ....

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 ....

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 ....

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 ....

April 2, 2014

Payments via mobile number to start this month

Consumers will be able to use mobile phone numbers to make payments via mobile from 29 April, it has been announced. The changes mean that account-holders will be able to ....

March 20, 2014

Visa Europe Reports Rise In Contactless Payments

The latest figures from Visa Europe show that throughout 2013 Visa cardholders used their contactless cards to make more than 94.3 million purchases in the UK, simply by tapping their ....

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