Playing the credit card game
- Ways to manage credit rate hike. Sender, Isabelle // Chain Store Age;May98, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p278
Focuses on how retailers in the United States can manage increases in credit card rates. Disadvantage of increasing the prices of top-selling items; Benefits of the use of available discount rates.
- An opportunity for savings--lower credit card costs. Langenderfer, Janet // Discount Store News;2/22/99, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p13
Provides information on credit card processing fees in the retailing industry of the United States. Potential savings; Range of fees paid to credit card processors; Details on the interchange fee; Discount rates.
- Retailers Balk At Visa Card Fees. // Music Trades;Sep2012, Vol. 160 Issue 8, p54
The article reports that Sageworks Inc., a financial information company, explains why the National Grocers Association and other group of retailers rejected a proposed settlement agreement to litigation over Visa and MasterCard credit card transaction fees.
- Groups Come Out Against Proposed Interchange Fee Settlement. // Convenience Store News;Aug2012, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p16
The article reports that a proposed 7.5-billion dollars swipe fee settlement of a class-action suit against credit card companies and some of largest banks in the U.S. has been rejected by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), other associations and retailers.
- Judge Upholds Texas' Ban on Fees for Credit Card Purchases. Wack, Kevin // Americanbanker.com;2/05/2015, p1
A federal judge has upheld a Texas law that bars the state's retailers from charging an additional fee to customers who pay with a credit card.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Bartlett, Steve // Hill;6/4/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 64, p40
Two letters to the editor are presented in response to articles "Aides to Congress: Show us the money, but not twice a month," in the May 28, 2008 issue and about wrongful approach of retailers to credit card transaction fees in the U.S.
- In-store credit set for uptake boost. // Cabinet Maker;11/18/2005, Issue 5465, p5
Contends on the proposed introduction of annual fees for credit cards in Great Britain. Advantages of the proposal for retail finance houses; Claim of retailers that the proposal could do further damage to consumer confidence; Speculations on the impact of the proposal on furniture retail.
- Bad credit. Shulman, Richard // Progressive Grocer;6/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p24
Explores the significance of alternative technologies to food retailers dealing with credit card fees. Impact of using premium cards on food purchases; Terms of the contracts between retailers and credit card companies; Details of the biometrics system developed by Pay By Touch for the retail...
- Banks for nothing. Prior, Louise // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;7/14/2003, Issue 2572, p2
Comments on credit card fees charged for travel bookings in Great Britain. Charges to agents for handling debit cards; Insurance against shortfall of bonds that travel companies are required to provide; Refunds to customers for holidays that will not materialize.