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Wearable payments: from hype to reality

By Nick Mackie, Head of Contactless, Visa Europe.

If you step into the British Museum, you’re able to stand just inches away from one of the oldest coins in the world – dating back to 650-600BC. 1,475 more words


'Mythbusting' mobile payments, courtesy of Visa Europe

We saw these Questions & Answers on the Visa Europe site and thought it would be an excellent post piece for the week of the UK Apple Pay launch. 1,583 more words


UK breaks 1 billion contactless transactions milestone

The latest data from Visa Europe shows that uptake of contactless payments in Europe continues to climb with over one billion transactions made in the last 12 months, indicating that there should be no question that contactless payments are the new normal as consumers embrace the new payment technology. 482 more words


CMSpi in Treasury Insider: significant change could be on the cards for European merchants

Visa Inc. is reported to be in talks to buy its counterpart, Visa Europe – a move that could create a potential setback for merchants in the fight against fees. 55 more words


Charities: Contactless donations could be the future of collections

Contactless payment technology has huge potential to transform fundraising in an age where the use of cash is likely to decline, according to the Charities Aid Foundation and Save the Children. 506 more words


Visa Mobile Money 2020

Visa Europe has a small video out that follows on from a review of consumer attitudes towards mobile payments in Europe.

The research focused on the following 6 European countries: Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the UK and revealed that Europe is becoming an increasingly “cash-last” society as one in four Brits expects to use their mobile phone to make payments on a daily basis by 2020, growing from the one in 12 who do so already today. 18 more words

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Apple Pay coming to the UK in July

Apple today announced that starting next month, Apple Pay will be available to customers in the UK, bringing them the easy, secure and private way to pay. 727 more words