Home » Consumer Finance, Podcasts » The Impact of the Olympics on Consumer Finance


July 20, 2012

The Impact of the Olympics on Consumer Finance

Credit cards

Visa Inc. is one of the main sponsors of the Olympic Games, and is aspiring to make it the first "contactless games", states Michelle Evans, consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor. London first saw contactless payment options in 2003, when the Oyster pre-paid card was introduced to the transit system. Since then there have been other initiatives in the UK aimed at broadening the use of contactless cards and paving the way for mobile payments.

Want more insight on how the Olympics are impacting the UK economy and global consumer brands? Download our free special report today!

Download this podcast as an MP3

 


« Ramadan and Consumers: 2012 Trends | Main | The US Fiscal Cliff Threatens Global Economy »

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Subscribe

 RSS Feed

Receive New Posts via Email:

 

Join us on...

Filter by Category

Filter by Geography

Filter by Industry

Recent Posts

Euromonitor to Partner with WWD Digital Forum: London 2015

Millennials - a New Breed of Travelers

Samsung Betters Apple and Others in Mobile Payments War

Q&A: First Steps to Success in Emerging Markets

Topshop Suffers a Setback in Japan

Commodities Roundup: February 2015

Nutrition Snapshot: Australia in 2014

Euromonitor to Speak at CARTES America 2015

What the Loss of the Costco Co-branding Partnership Means for American Express

Euromonitor to Speak at Coffee Fest 2015