Visa Relaunches SavingsEdge Discount Program for Small Businesses
June 13, 2024

Visa has relaunched its SavingsEdge program, aimed at helping small businesses. “For more than a decade, Visa SavingsEdge has provided eligible small business cardholders with the savings, tools and resources to help them grow,” the company said in a news release Thursday (June 13). “The...

Visa Says 10 Billion Tokenized Payments Are Just the Beginning
June 04, 2024

The modern consumer more and more demands convenience and seamlessness across their daily lives. This simple, singular fact has served as a benchmark for much of the innovation defining the payments and commerce landscape of the past few decades. And with the news Tuesday (June...

Visa Launches AI-Powered Real-Time Fraud Detection Service in UK
May 30, 2024

Visa has launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered real-time fraud detection service in the United Kingdom, aiming to prevent account-to-account (A2A) fraud. The company is making this “Visa Protect for A2A Payments” service available to all banks in the U.K. after a pilot program in which...

What Are Merchants in Mexico Doing to Boost In-Store Sales?
May 20, 2024

Across Mexico, more consumers are turning to digital shopping features that offer savings and improve convenience while shopping in the store. Consumers enjoy walking into brick-and-mortar locations, but they also want the ease of using digital shopping features. Enter Click-and-Mortar™ shopping. PYMNTS Intelligence finds that...

Visa Recasts Digital Wallet Landscape at Intersection of Identity and Payments
May 15, 2024

Throughout history, the number seven has held significant importance. There are seven days of the week, seven colors in a rainbow, the “lucky sevens” when playing the slots, and it is the number of things that experts say people can easily remember.  It’s also the...

Digital Stagnation Pressures UAE Merchant Growth
May 13, 2024

In the United Arab Emirates, 71% of consumers actively use digital features to enhance their shopping experiences. Yet valuable opportunities to build on this robust foundation remain in play. The UAE has the second-highest consumer satisfaction rate of the markets surveyed. Click-and-Mortar™ shopping — including...

Visa Adds Generative AI-Powered Tool to Combat Enumeration Attacks
May 07, 2024

Visa has launched a generative artificial intelligence (AI) solution designed to help issuers combat enumeration attacks. The new VAAI Score tool is being added to the Visa Account Attack Intelligence (VAAI) offering, beginning with U.S. issuers, the company said in a Tuesday (May 7) press release emailed...

Simplicity Defines the Small Business Online Payments Playbook
April 29, 2024

Moving a business online can be rewarding as enterprises reach broader audiences, sometimes global in scope, and expand their revenue opportunities with online payments. But challenges persist, whether it’s a small bakery establishing a digital storefront or a high-end computer retailer offering the ultimate “build...

Study Finds Only Half of Consumers Satisfied With Embedded Lending Options
April 26, 2024

Lenders in key global markets offer an ever-increasing range of consumer credit products. Still, consumers express dissatisfaction with the current options. Just 50% of consumers across six major economies are highly satisfied, with rates in Australia and Japan particularly low. While younger individuals tend to...