15 X-mas Business Tips from Experts Across Europe

Will you be adorning your business with festive decorations, or hosting special Christmas promotions? In celebration of the season, we interviewed business owners from around Europe to share their valuable knowledge. Take a look at our favorite 15 quotes: “I am now running two mountain restaurants, both at 3200 m. With a cumulative altitude of …Read more


The Bride Who Saw a Business: Mode Bridal

Jana Svalbe founded Mode Bridal in late November of last year. Judging by its well-curated selection of dresses and accessories, happy clientele, as well as impeccable presentation in-store and online, one would assume that the shop has been operating for years. This is a true testament to Jana’s character and commitment to her business. “I’m …Read more


18 Café Tips from Coffee Masters Around the World

  Do you have what it takes to open a café? In celebration of International Coffee Day, we interviewed café owners from around the globe (who also accept card payments with payleven). We’d like to share their valuable knowledge with you, so here are our 18 favorite insights:   “The bar/counter is a stage: you …Read more


The Freshest Food You’ll Eat: Skip Garden and Kitchen

The Skip Garden and Kitchen rises out from the scaffolding, cranes and rubble of the surrounding King’s Cross construction site in stark contrast: an oasis of lush, leafy green vegetables rooted in fertile soil. For Head Chef Andrew Isherwood, working there has been one of the most all-encompassing things he’s ever done. It calls for a …Read more


The Creative Approach to Business: Studio Ninety

Madeline Hale had something specific in mind when choosing a location for her hair salon – a place where she could allow her creativity to flourish. After two years of searching, she found a sunny industrial space in London, adorned it with stylish furnishings, and opened Studio Ninety. “I think I just saw how things …Read more


Make Your Hobby Work: OH NO RACHIO!

Rachel Basinger is the creative mind behind OH NO RACHIO! – an online luxury stationary and homeware brand based out of her studio in Southampton, England. Her products have been featured in prominent publications like Timeout Magazine and Country Homes & Interiors. Rachel uses payleven to sell her designs in-person at large craft fairs. “To …Read more


Make it Happen: Celebrating Sally’s & Women Business Owners

This month, we celebrated International Women’s Day by honoring women’s achievements around the world. We’d like highlight two of the many incredible female entrepreneurs, operating businesses in the UK, who process transactions using payleven: Beverley Bonet of The Skin Clinic and Madeleine Hale of Studio Ninety. Additionally, both featured women business owners use Sally’s to stock their businesses. …Read more

Merchant Friday- The Exotic Emporium

The Exotic Emporium is a pet shop located in Nuneaton, Warwickshire which opened in April 2014. It is owned by Shane Phelan and Laura Hyde who have been together as a couple for four years. The shop stocks a wide range of popular reptiles, invertebrates and exotic mammals, but they also strive to source the …Read more

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Merchant Friday – Kelly from Wish Strings

WishStrings .Co was originally founded by Kelly Wragg in 2012, as part of a new years resolution! Since then WishStrings .Co has grown with the loving help of family, friends and of course their loyal fans. The journey began at the beginning of 2012, mainly attending local craft fairs and events selling the handmade WishString Wish Bracelets and other …Read more


Merchant Friday – Tribu, Camden Lock

Tribu are a London based company, founded in 1998, who offer handmade body jewellery from artists all over the world. Tribu have established themselves internationally, and have four stores in the buzzing area of Camden, two of which use payleven devices to take card payments. Their goal is always to bring something new and exciting …Read more