May 28, 2013

A trade group representing the retail industry is requesting that a federal judge throw out a proposed settlement in an antitrust lawsuit over credit card swipe fees.

September 20, 2012

Retailers are up in arms over the proposed settlement filed in July of antitrust lawsuits by merchants against Visa, MasterCard and the nation's largest banks.

June 14, 2011

One week after the Senate failed to pass an amendment that would have delayed swipe-fee reform for an additional 12 months, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division reportedly is addressing anticompetitive practices related to credit cards.

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.

June 8, 2011

The retail industry won a big victory in Washington, D.C., as the Senate defeated an amendment that proposed to delay swipe-fee reform for another 12 months.

March 31, 2011

Just two weeks after expressing its discouragement caused by the delayed swipe-fee reform, the National Retail Federation lauded a letter from a coalition of consumer groups that also opposed the delay, which is slated to go into effect this summer.

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.

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,...