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 26, 2011

General Nutrition Centers has added PayPal's Mobile Express Checkout to its mobile site.

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.

May 5, 2011

Good customer service sells, according to a new study conducted by American Express.

April 22, 2011

About one month after launching a mobile application that syncs customers' loyalty cards to provide access to online accounts, Stop & Shop is forging ahead with new technology, according to published reports.

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.

January 18, 2011

A mobile shopping platform has inked a deal with an expert and adviser to the payments industry.

January 10, 2011

Fujitsu on Monday unveiled its latest checkout technology at the National Retail Federation trade show and also said that supermarket giant Kroger currently is evaluating the new technology in a limited number of its stores to boost the retailer's Advanced Checkout areas.

December 27, 2010

The IRS issued new guidance Dec. 23 that enables consumers to continue to use flexible spending and health reimbursement account debit cards to purchase prescribed OTC products.

November 14, 2010

A panel of healthcare thought leaders has concluded that a recent IRS rule change going...

November 9, 2010

PNC Bank has made its branded automated teller machines available for customer use in 135...

October 24, 2010

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

October 18, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Tuesday released a letter addressed to the...

September 6, 2010

LifeNexus recently introduced its personal health card, a dual-purpose payment/loyalty card that comes equipped with...

August 17, 2010

Duane Reade stores now are carrying JustAsk prepaid gift cards in time for the fall...

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,...