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

Description

Adrian Flux Insurance

Motor & home insurance specialist

All About Prizes

Members sign up to be entered into online competitions

allpay

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

ASOS.COM

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

Big Savings Club

Offers online discounts, vouchers etc to signed-up members

Capita

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

CDKEYS.COM

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

CHB

Child Benefit payment

Checkmyfile.com

The UK's only multi agency credit report subscription service

Chequeless

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.

Completesave.co.uk

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


CREDIT-DESK.CO.UK

Membership service to your credit report and credit score


Credit Expert

Membership service to Experian credit report and credit score

CREDITHUB 

Name that may show on your statement for loan broker website www.loanmarketing.co.uk.  

Creditreport.co.uk

Detailed single agency credit report subscription service

 

Trading Name

Description

DISCOUNT-GOLD.CO.UK

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

EE

Telecommunications company for EE, Orange and T-Mobile brands

End Clothing

Fashion retailer specialising in Mens clothing

Equifax

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

GoCardless

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

HomeLet

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

JD SPORTS

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

JUSTFAB LTD

Fashion website with paid membership

Kingfisher

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

Knowhow

Technology support offered by Currys and PC World

LBK

Ladbrokes, the bookmakers

Let’s Go Rewards

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

Littlewoods

Online catalogue retailer

Live Career

Providers of online support for building CVs and letters

 

 

Trading name

Description

MANGOMONEY.CO.UK

Membership allows you to check your personalised financial footprint report

McAfee

Anti-virus and internet safety software

MICROSOFT   *XBOXLIVE

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

TRACK-BUDGET.CO.UK

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

Netflix

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

WWW.NIKESTORE.COM

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

Norton

Anti-virus and security software distributed by Symantec Corporation

NOWTV.COM/BILLI

Streaming provider of online movies and TV shows

Nutrajump

Online retailer of health and beauty products

NW Card Services

NatWest (Credit Card)

NWBS

Nationwide Building Society

O2

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

OAKAM LIMITED

Providers of financial services products

 

Trading Name

Description

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

PayPal

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

PLAYLOTTERY.COM

Online lottery service

PLAYSTATIONNETWORK

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

POF.com

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

PRODUCT SUPPORT

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

Shopperdisc

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

Sony Ent Network

Playstation accounts

Spotify

Music streaming site available for a monthly subscription fee

Sunny

Online loan provider

TfL

Transport for London

TheYesCard

Catalogue card for use on theyescatalogue.co.uk

TicketMaster

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

Wonga

Providers of short-term online loans to individuals and businesses

XPLORE*DISCOUNT-GOLD 

Gives members access to discounts

YOUR SOCIAL INS

Provide a social media profile and score

 

Trading Name Description
121money.com 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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