Visa Lines Up Mobile Partners As Holiday Shopping Season Begins

Visa on Tuesday announced the expanded reach of, which involves 50 additional financial institution partners – primarily credit unions and banks., if you’re not familiar, is Visa’s new digital wallet service. Visa says the platform frees online shoppers from having to repeatedly enter account number, bill-to and ship-to information at checkout.

This will change the way tens of millions of people shop and pay by making online checkout simple and secure. Account holders will be able to make payments online using and check out simply by entering a username and password.

“Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts or shopping for yourself, is now available to anyone in the U.S. looking for a more simple, secure, and personal online shopping experience,” said Jennifer Schulz, global head of eCommerce at Visa. “ is built around a single concept, to help people shop online simply and securely. We understand that need and believe our long-standing relationships with financial institutions, merchants and acquirers put Visa in a strong position to deliver the very best digital wallet experience.”

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