Card fee backlash grows, led by Kroger

McTaggart, Jenny
September 2005
Progressive Grocer;9/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on separate lawsuits filed by Kroger Co. against Visa USA Inc. and MasterCard USA Inc. for allegedly setting interchange fees. A number of retailers are joining Kroger as plaintiffs in the lawsuits. Rapidly increasing interchange fees are costing retailers and consumers a billion each year. Majority of Kroger's overall transactions are made via credit or debit cards.


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