May 23, 2012

Kmart has introduced a walk-in bill payment service in its stores, the mass merchandise retail chain said Wednesday.

May 2, 2012

The National Retail Federation is responding to a report from the Federal Reserve that revealed that debit card swipe fees collected by the nation's largest banks have dropped significantly since reform regulations took effect last fall.

April 26, 2012

Walmart has launched a "pay with cash" service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

January 17, 2012

Royal Bank of Canada and Shoppers Drug Mart are launching a nationwide program that makes it more convenient for Canadians to bank and earn rewards at Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix locations throughout the country.

November 28, 2011

A coalition of retail organizations, including the National Retail Federation, the Food Marketing Institute and the National Association of Convenience Stores, have filed a lawsuit charging that the Federal Reserve failed to comply with a new law requiring it to reduce fees bank charge retailers when shoppers use credit cards.

September 30, 2011

Retailers and their customers will save billions of dollars when new Federal Reserve regulations cutting debit card swipe fees roughly in half take effect this weekend, the National Retail Federation said.

July 6, 2011

The National Retail Federation said last week that it was disappointed in the final debit card swipe-fee regulations set by the Federal Reserve.

June 8, 2011

Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., have offered an amendment to legislation that is designed to delay swipe-fee reforms.

May 19, 2011

The National Retail Federation on Wednesday launched a 60-day lobbying, grassroots and media campaign aimed at ensuring that a new federal law — which is designed to save retailers and their customers more than $1 billion a month by lowering the “swipe fees" banks charge to process debit card transactions — takes effect in late July as scheduled.

March 16, 2011

The National Retail Federation said legislation introduced Tuesday to delay swipe fee reform, which is scheduled to go into effect this summer, would block retailers from giving discounts to consumers who use debit cards and would cost merchants and the public more than $1 billion per month.

March 9, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association on Tuesday urged Congress to permit the Federal Reserve Board to expedite the implementation of an amendment to the financial-reform legislation.

February 28, 2011

The National Retail Federation last week responded to the Federal Reserve's proposal to cap debit card swipe fees at 12 cents per transaction.

October 24, 2010

Kroger announced that it has teamed up with U.S. Bank to offer credit cards and...

July 21, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute on Wednesday hailed the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform...

July 20, 2010

Despite the signing of a financial-reform legislation that will curb the credit and debit card...

July 15, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute on Thursday praised the Senate for approving the Conference Report to...

June 30, 2010

Retail industry groups on Wednesday praised the House of Representatives for passing the Conference Report...

June 30, 2010

This represents a significant victory for retailers from all sectors, if for nothing else than...

June 27, 2010

Financial-reform legislation that seeks to regulate and curb interchange swipe fees that cause unforeseen expenses...

June 17, 2010

Concerned over what they call “exorbitant transaction fees and anticompetitive practices” by credit card companies,...

May 16, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores lauded an amendment that seeks to ensure that...

May 2, 2010

A regional supermarket chain has entered an agreement to install fully automated DVD rental kiosks...

March 17, 2010

Rite Aid on Thursday announced that all Rite Aid pharmacies now accept EBT (electronic benefit...