Visa has announced its roster of athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games, the company said in a press release. Team Visa’s 70-plus athletes represent 43 countries across more than 30 sports, and include the new additions of surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.
Users of Facebook Pay, which the company said is not related to its proposed cryptocurrency Libra, will be able to enter a preferred payment method and then use the option to eventually pay throughout all of the related apps.
The sneaker and sports apparel company said it will forge new retail partnerships and concentrate on its direct business. For many years, Nike opted out of an Amazon partnership due to concerns that it would weaken the brand. It was also upset about the many unauthorized sellers on Amazon, sources told the WSJ.
In the face of growing competition, banks around the world are working hard to become the first choice of today’s customers. Recent PYMNTS research indicates that 34.8 percent of banking customers would be interested in switching their financial institutions (FIs) if their branch experiences do not match their digital banking experiences.
In an interview with PYMNTS, Mladen Vladic, general manager of loyalty solutions at Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), said bridging the gap between a satisfied customer and a loyal one is a matter of urgency for firms across all verticals, but especially for retailers.