Irish consumer spending increases by +3.8% year-on-year in April

Press Releases   •   May 14, 2018 00:01 GMT

Overall growth in April of +3.8% marks fourteenth successive month of growth Ecommerce spending in April saw a rapid expansion with +10.7% rise in online sales, the strongest seen in eight months Expenditure across Hotels, Restaurants and Bars saw a notable +9.7% increase last month


Zlatan Ibrahimović Joins Visa Ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 16:45 GMT

DUBLIN – April 17, 2018 – Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced professional footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimović, will be the new face of its global marketing campaign in anticipation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. As the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, Visa, in collaboration with Zlatan, will help fans not miss a moment of the action this summer.


Growth of Irish consumer spending slows to +1.4% year-on-year amid Storm Emma disruption in March

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2018 07:00 GMT

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a slowdown in the pace of growth in March amid severe weather disruption at the start of the month. That said, spending continued to rise on an annual basis, extending the current sequence of expansion to 13 months.


Irish consumer spending rises for twelfth month running in February, up +4.4% year-on-year

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 07:00 GMT

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a +4.4% year-on-year expansion in household expenditure in February. The rate of growth was solid, albeit slower than the +5.4% increase seen in January.


Giving made easy for Wish Day 2018 as donors able to give with their contactless cards

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 07:00 GMT

In partnership with Visa and Elavon, Make-A-Wish Ireland will be introducing contactless payments for donors on its sixth annual Wish Day taking place tomorrow (9th March 2018). The news comes as Visa reveals that contactless payments continue to surge in popularity in Ireland, with Irish consumers now making more than five million contactless payments using Visa cards every week.


Visa and Bank of Ireland Launch Live Life Rewards

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2018 15:00 GMT

Visa and Bank of Ireland have announced the launch of “Live Life Rewards from Bank of Ireland”, a new loyalty programme powered by Visa’s Card Linked Offers platform. Through the programme, Bank of Ireland current account holders will now be able to avail of cashback offers from a range of leading retailers in Ireland including SuperValu, Topaz, Mothercare, mytaxi, Elverys, McCabes and Shaws.


Allianz and Visa launch mobile payment and loyalty app

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2018 12:00 GMT

Visa (NYSE: V) and Allianz Partners are bringing an innovative new payment solution to consumers: “Allianz Prime”. The mobile payment and loyalty app is the first of its kind in the insurance industry and enables customers to make fast, safe and easy payments with their mobile device online and in stores.


Visa expands global network of partners to promote contactless growth in public transportation

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2018 07:00 GMT

14 technology companies join launch partners Worldline and Vix as Visa Ready for Transit partners


Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Visa Launches Programme to Give Consumers a Better Travel Experience

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2018 07:00 GMT

Visa launches Transportation Center of Excellence to reimagine payments for all parts of the journey – from parking and refuelling to travel by air and rail.


Sharpest rise in Irish consumer spending for a year-and-a-half in January

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2018 07:00 GMT

Growth in Irish consumer spending gathered momentum at the start of 2018, according to Visa's Irish Consumer Spending Index, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments). The index signalled a +5.3% year-on-year expansion in household expenditure, up from the +4.9% increase seen in December.

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