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Consumer spending bounces back in May

Headline Findings: - Consumer spending: up +0.9% year-on-year, quickest increase since March 2017 - Face-to-Face spend: up +1.5% on the year, strongest upturn since October 2016 - Spending on household goods rises for the first time in 18 months

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Visa, the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative stickers and Olympic pins that allow fans and athletes to complete seamless and secure payments with a simple tap.

UK Consumer spending on course for weakest year since 2013 despite modest August uptick

Headline Findings: • Consumer spending rises for first time since April (+0.3% year-on-year) • Growth driven by higher E-commerce expenditure (+6.5% on the year), as Face-to-Face continues to decline (-2.6%) • With average growth of 0.2% each month this year, consumer spending is on track for its weakest calendar year of growth since 2013

Visa Upgrades Verified by Visa Technology to Enhance Security and Simplify Online Payments

• Visa migrating to the next generation of the 3-D Secure platform, the technology platform originally developed by Visa and underpinning the Verified by Visa service • Upgrade will enhance the security and convenience of mobile online payments globally • Today, three times as many Europeans make online purchases using their mobile device compared to 2015

Visa Upgrades Verified by Visa Technology to Enhance Security and Simplify Online Payments

• Visa migrating to the next generation of the 3-D Secure platform, the technology platform originally developed by Visa and underpinning the Verified by Visa service • Upgrade will enhance the security and convenience of mobile online payments globally • Today, three times as many Europeans make online purchases using their mobile device compared to 2015

Samsung Pay Now Available to UK Visa Cardholders

• Service powered by Visa tokenisation to enable simple and secure mobile payments • 94% of UK 18-24 years olds already use their mobile device for banking and payment services

Visa Opens New Innovation Center in London; Extends Access to Visa’s Developer Platform for European Clients

• At just over 1,000 square meters, new Innovation Center is Visa’s largest to date • Space will host partners and clients from across Europe to collaborate on new ways to pay • Center features live demonstrations including Internet of Things applications, virtual reality and biometrics • Mayor of London’s office welcomes the investment in the London fintech community

Visa Innovation Center Sofa

Visa Innovation Center Sofa

Visa Opens New Innovation Center in London; Extends Access to Visa’s Developer Platform for European Clients