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Lead Story

Fed looks to online real-time payments, eventually

Patti Murphy
ProScribes Inc.


Industry Update

Who's to blame for Apple Pay fraud?

Lack of EMV readiness continues, EMVCo steps up

Mobile World Congress 2015 extols innovation, inclusion

Visa Checkout used by 3 billion, plans worldwide expansion

Technology experts weigh in on future of POS


EMV 101 for merchants

Every second counts

What's trending in payments?


The bygone era of clicks

Dale S. Laszig
DSL Direct LLC

Embedding generosity in the fabric of payments

Thom Aldredge
World Gift Card

EMV implementation details urgently needed

Ken Musante
Eureka Payments LLC


Street SmartsSM:
Goodbye until hello

Tom Waters and Ben Abel
Bank Associates Merchant Services

Use big-data resources to better serve, retain merchants

Billy Hubbard

Mobile payments: Enabling merchants for today, preparing them for tomorrow

Michael Gavin

Company Profile

Signature Card Services

New Products

PCI-validated, comprehensive security package

SecurePCI Validated P2PE

Two-sided mobile solution for buyers, sellers

InvisiCorp., Inc.


A different sort of snow job


Readers Speak

Resource Guide


A Bigger Thing

The Green Sheet Online Edition

March 23, 2015  •  Issue 15:03:02

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Visa Checkout used by 3 billion, plans worldwide expansion

Visa Checkout, a Visa Inc. payment scheme designed for speed and security, was introduced in July 2014 and has gained a steady following in the United States, Canada and Australia as consumers select the one-touch payment method on computers, tablets and mobile phones, according to Visa. The company reported that over 3 billion consumers have used Visa Checkout thus far; of those, 40 percent were new users, and 75 percent were active and repeat users.

Four-part formula

Visa addressed four key areas when devising Visa Checkout: security, speed, simplicity and community. The company detailed them as follows:

Issuers, retailers promote Visa checkout

Visa reported that Bank of America Corp., touting the "express line online," was offering a Visa prepaid card to its customers with all new Visa Checkout enrollments through March 31, 2015. PNC Bank described the solution as a "digital payment service that can make checking out online with your PNC cards as fun and easy as online shopping." In addition, the card brand noted that shoppers can find Visa Checkout in every retail category, including apparel, electronics, entertainment, specialty and travel brands.

New market penetrations planned

Sam Shrauger, Senior Vice President of Digital Solutions at Visa, said he was encouraged by public receptivity to Visa Checkout in the United States, Canada and Australia. He noted that consumers and merchants alike appreciate its simplicity and ease, which is "particularly important as people shop and buy more frequently on smaller devices like phones and tablets."

The additional 13 markets the company expects to reach in 2015 are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, Peru, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates.

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