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When it comes to enrolled accounts Visa Checkout has hit the 20 million account mark, a major milestone for the payment system. Along with their growth in consumer participation, they have brought new retailers into their network too, including Alaska Airlines, Emirates Airline, Cole Haan, FIFA, Marriott, Walmart, Sam's Club, HSN and Avis Budget.
The excitement is on high for Visa when it comes to hitting the twenty million mark. "Visa Checkout continues to simplify the online checkout process for consumers while helping merchants increase sales and convert items in the cart to completed purchases," says Sam Shrauger, senior vice president, digital solutions, Visa Inc.
Visa Checkout expanding around the world
Visa is also working on widening the reach of their digital payment system this year by offering Visa Checkout in four new countries: Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the Ukraine.
These new markets join countries already offering or slated to offer Visa Checkout in the future, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, the United States and the United Kingdom.
A new partnership for Visa Checkout and Samsung Pay
This news came on the heels of Visa and Samsung striking a deal making it possible for people in the United States using Samsung Pay to link their app with a Visa Checkout account so they can shop more easily at retailers and merchants in the Visa Checkout network.
Once the integration is complete people using Samsung devices with fingerprint authentication technology will be able to tap the Visa Checkout/Samsung Pay button and the use their fingerprint to expedite payment so that a password and username are no longer needed.
With this partnership, there is nothing new for retailers to do, it is all part of the Visa Checkout system. To get more information about Visa Checkout people can go to the website.