Common retailers

Get help identifying a transaction with our list of common retailers

Don't fret just yet. The payment you've made might be genuine.

Sometimes businesses you pay may use a different trading name. For example, if you bought something from Argos, it may appear as 'Home Retail Group'. A quick internet search can help. Or, you can use our list below.

List of retailers

Trading Name


Adrian Flux Insurance

Motor & home insurance specialist

All About Prizes

Members sign up to be entered into online competitions


Offer online payment solutions for a variety of public and private sector organisations, including various councils and housing associations

Amazon Prime

Membership for Amazon's TV, films and next day delivery services

Arcadia Group

Group name of the large British retailer with brand trading names including; Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Outfit, BHS, TopMan/TopShop and Wallis


Online fashion retailer. May also appear on your statement as ASOS, ASOS.COM, Paypal*ASOS and (GBP)

Big Savings Club

Offers online discounts, vouchers etc to signed-up members


Outsourcing organisation working across a variety of private (i.e. banking & financial services) and public sectors (i.e. government and TV licence)

Cash 4 U Now

Providers of short term loans

Castle Finance Direct

A consumer loan application website


Online Store that sells digital codes used for popular gaming platforms . Payments may also appear as PAYPAL CDKEYS.COM


Child Benefit payment

The UK's only multi agency credit report subscription service


Providers of short term loans via The Money Shop

ID Guard

ID Guard collects payment transaction history from  accounts registered and reports on suspicious transactions/patterns.

Abbreviation of Complete Savings UK, an online savings programme for those who regularly shop online

Credit Angel

Membership service to your credit report and credit score  

Credit Confidential

Online service, provided by Adaptive Affinity, that gives you access to your credit report and credit score


Membership service to your credit report and credit score

Credit Expert

Membership service to Experian credit report and credit score


Name that may show on your statement for loan broker website

Detailed single agency credit report subscription service


Trading Name



Gives members access to discounts

Domestic & General

Providers of protection and break down plans for domestic appliances, boilers and electronic products

Dominos Pizza

Fast Food chain. May appear as 'Dominos Pizza', 'Dominos Pizza UK & IR', 'Dominos Pizza UK & IRE' on statement


Telecommunications company for EE, Orange and T-Mobile brands

End Clothing

Fashion retailer specialising in Mens clothing


Credit reference agency, providing access to credit report and score

G I Ltd

Betting shop, bingo and casino operator, with brands including Coral and Gala Bingo


Processes Direct Debits on behalf of other companies. Visit their site to look up a transaction if you see GoCardless on your statement

Goldex Inv

Costa Coffee franchise, with shops in Kent, Surrey, Essex and Sussex

Home Bargains

Discount retailer owned by TJ Morris

Home Retail Group

Retailer with brands including Argos and Homebase


UK's largest tenant referencing and specialist lettings insurance company

Hutchison 3G UK

Group name of Three Mobile

ID3 Global

On-boarding identify checking service, a nominal amount will pend on account for up to 4 working days and then drop off.  ID3 Global works in partnership with NatWest

Income Extra

Subscription service to help you earn extra income online

Itunes - Apple

iTunes Online digital Store owned by Apple for digital content including apps , games , music & film. They may appear on your statement as: ITUNES.COM/BILL


Sport fashion company selling clothing and equipment. Can also appear on your stattement as JD SPORTS INTERNET

Juice Plus company

Online retailer of nutritional products


Fashion website with paid membership


Group name for leading home improvement retailer for brands such as B&Q, Screwfix


Technology support offered by Currys and PC World


Ladbrokes, the bookmakers

Let’s Go Rewards

Online membership programme that offers savings on cinemas, restaurants, concerts, shows and travel


Online catalogue retailer

Live Career

Providers of online support for building CVs and letters



Trading name



Membership allows you to check your personalised financial footprint report


Anti-virus and internet safety software


Subscription service to access Xbox Live Gold to play games online (paid monthly, quarterly or annually)


Tool to help manage your money and track your credit report

Mobile Finder

Online mobile phone broker that charges a one-off processing fee for securing you a phone contract

MoneyPlus Group

Purchased Clear View Finance in 2014, one of the UK’s largest debt solutions companies

Mr Lender

Trading name of PDL Finance Limited, an online short-term lender

My Credit Tracker

Providers of credit support services for a monthly fee


Streaming provider of online movies and TV shows

New Day

Providers of credit and store cards for a number of UK retailers; Harvey Nichols, House of Fraser, Laura Ashley, Topshop/Topman, Wallis, Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Debenhams, Miss Selfridge and Outfitter


Global sports brand Nike online store . Can also appear as NIKESTORE.COM


Anti-virus and security software distributed by Symantec Corporation


Streaming provider of online movies and TV shows


Online retailer of health and beauty products

NW Card Services

NatWest (Credit Card)


Nationwide Building Society


Telecommunications company , can appear on statement as TELEFONICA UK LTD , O2 UK PAY & GO , 02 ONLINE, O2 PREPAY TOP-UP, O2 IVR , & O2 MBB


Providers of financial services products


Trading Name


Paddy Power

Online betting website

Payday Express

Trading name of Instant Cash Limited.  Providers of short term loan requirements.

Payday UK

Providers of short term (pay day) loans with trading name of Instant Cash Loans Ltd


Providers of facility for individuals or companies to safely send/receive payments


Online lottery service


Online store for PlayStation gaming consoles . Can be also appear as PAYPAL * PLAYSTATIONNETWORK

A online dating service known as Plenty of Fish or POF , payments can also be made via Paypal and may appear as PAYPAL * POF.COM

Premium Credit

Providers of individual and business loans to pay their insurance premiums


The service is provided by many retailers of various products, mainly electronic goods.  An information resource regarding  products, and help if the product should malfunction.  

Quick Credit Score

Online membership programme that provides access to your credit information for a monthly fee

Quick Quid

Online loan provider

Rewards Now

Online membership service providing retail discounts for a monthly fee


Online savings programme offering discounts with online retailers for a membership fee

Sony Ent Network

Playstation accounts


Music streaming site available for a monthly subscription fee


Online loan provider


Transport for London


Catalogue card for use on


Provider of tickets to theatre, concerts, sport events and more

UK Credit

Online lenders that provide guarantor loans for a daily interest fee

Wage Day Advance

Online loan provider


Providers of short-term online loans to individuals and businesses


Gives members access to discounts


Provide a social media profile and score


Trading Name Description Online credit broker providing community and membership programmes
247Moneybox Providers of short term (payday) loans with a registered name of Active Securities Limited

If the payment is still a bit of a puzzle

Double check the payment as much as you can. If it's a joint account, also have a chat with the other account holder as they may know more.

If you still think the transaction is suspicious and may be fraudulent, please get in touch to report it.

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