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Close to 1,700 companies ranging from Main Street small businesses to national chains like Walmart and Target, are calling on Congress to support legislation that would bring more competition to the credit card market.
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The National Retail Federation and lawmakers have urged Visa and Mastercard to cancel credit card swipe fee increases scheduled to take effect this month.
Visa and Mastercard will soon increase fees that many large merchants pay when they accept consumer credit cards. The fee increase was announced a long time ago but was delayed for more than two years due to the pandemic.
Amazon.com Inc is considering dropping Visa as partner for its U.S. co-branded credit card. The move comes as the e-commerce giant dropped Visa credit cards in the United Kingdom.
All U.S. Visa consumer credit cardholders can enroll to get free delivery of groceries and other home essentials on all Shipt marketplace orders over $35.
Visa today announced that it will allow the use of USD Coin (USDC), a stablecoin backed by the US dollar, to settle a transaction with Visa over Ethereum.
The Wall Street Journal has published a report today saying that the Justice Department has opened an investigation into Visa’s debit card business and possible anticompetitive practices. Visa shares dropped 4.54% after the report.
The higher fees will apply only to “some” undefined purchases WSJ reports, including “small supermarkets” and “restaurants,” but the categories of spending affected are also expected to include “many online transactions.”
If you take a credit card out of your wallet right now, most likely it will have the logo of one of the four major credit card processors. Those are Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
Sellers download an app, supported by their acquirer, and after registering and selecting their participating bank, the sellers can start accepting contactless payments in just a few minutes. Buyers just tap their Visa cards to the merchants’ phone to complete the transaction.
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Merchant Category Codes (MCCs) are used to identify the type of business in which a merchant is engaged. Most of the time MCC identifies a business correctly but there are always some outliers, especially when it comes to small businesses.
Visa is planning the biggest changes in a decade to the rates U.S. merchants pay to accept its cards, Bloomberg reports. The move is aimed at attracting more people to use credit cards for purchases.
Visa today announced Visa Infinite Business, an expansion of its business card product suite in the United States. Visa already offers personal Infinite cards.
The four big credit card payment networks, American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa, rolled out today a new click-to-pay technology that simplifies the purchase process.
Visa and Mastercard have reached a deal with the European Commission to cut inter-regional interchange currency fees. This is the latest concession from the two credit card networks in a long-running antitrust battle with the European Union. Retailers will be charged about 40% less on purchases made in the European Economic Area using Mastercard, Maestro,…
Visa and Mastercard have reached a settlement on a 14-year-old lawsuit over fees charged when merchants accept card payments.
Visa and Mastercard are considering raising interchange fees on card transactions in the U.S. The two credit card issuers generate most of their revenue from these small processing fees. Every time you make a purchase with a credit or debit card, merchants pay a small fee to the bank that issued this card, such as…