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Cardstream's latest press releases, company news and industry insights.

January 17, 2023

AVS Checks

Address Verification Service Checks, also known as AVS Checks, is one of the most widely used fraud prevention tools when a card-not-present transaction occurs. How Do AVS Checks Work? AVS ....

January 9, 2023

Blue Monday

The Third Monday of the year is commonly known as “Blue Monday”. This may be accompanied by media stories sensationalising the day, but what is Blue Monday and what does ....

January 3, 2023

2023 Predictions

The payments industry is ever-changing and hard to predict, but what can be expected for payments in 2023? Buy Now Pay Later One of the biggest trends of 2022 has ....

December 20, 2022

2022 Review

2022 is coming to an end, and now is the perfect time to take a look back at what has happened within the payments industry this year. Interchange Price Changes ....

December 13, 2022

Soft Declines

A soft decline occurs when a customer’s issuing bank is willing to approve a transaction but not in its current state. Of all declines, roughly 85% can be deemed as ....

December 6, 2022

Merchant Management System

With Cardstream, your Merchants are provided with the necessary tools to adapt their payments to suit their business’ needs. The Merchant Management System (MMS) contains an easy-to-navigate dashboard, giving an ....

November 29, 2022

Industry Deep Dive – Hospitality

With the year coming to a close, it is a great time for companies operating in the hospitality industry to review their online payment offerings. In an ever-changing world, it ....

November 22, 2022

Cashless Payments

In recent years, paying with cash has become less and less popular. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and emerging technologies, the variety of ways to pay has been on the ....

November 15, 2022

Black Friday 2022

Black Friday is an event that grips the world of E-Commerce every year. Alongside Cyber Monday, online retailers can expect a surge in sales thanks to the deals and discounts ....

November 8, 2022

Cardstream’s Partnership with Qi Digital will Enable its Merchants to Accept Digital Currencies

London, UK - November 8, 2022 – Leading independent Payments Gateway, Cardstream, has announced a partnership with cryptocurrency specialists Qi to provide Merchants with capabilities to accept digital currencies. Cardstream ....