Exclusive: Visa Aims Value-Added Services at Helping Banks Capture Gen Z Loyalty
July 08, 2024

There’s the payment and then there’s everything that happens around it. That’s why financial services companies, from insurance to FinTechs to enterprise-grade banks, add services to protect, analyze and optimize each transaction. For example, Visa’s value-added service (VAS) offerings now contribute roughly a quarter of...

Visa Promotes Aurélien Pichon to Global Head of Client Services
July 01, 2024

Visa has promoted Aurélien Pichon, who had been its head of client services in Central Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) for the last two years, to global head of client services, effective immediately. In his new role, Pichon will lead a global team of...

Exclusive: Amazon Canada Taps Visa for Installment Plans
June 27, 2024

Some of the seven new product and feature announcements Visa announced at its May 15 user conference are starting to gain traction. Case in point: Flexible Credentials and installments. When it was first announced, Mark Nelsen, senior vice president and global head of consumer payments...

Visa Launches Digital Card Replacement Service for Travelers
June 26, 2024

Visa has launched a new service that delivers a digital card replacement via text or email to cardholders anywhere in the world. When cardholders receive their new card, which Visa sends on behalf of card issuers, they can authenticate it and add it to their...

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...