"On Interchange, the NRF Turns to the States, Underscoring Sales Tax" (Digital Transactions)

April 23, 2007

"Hidden Interchange Fees Now Total More Than $36 Billion" (MPC)

April 18, 2007

"Credit Card Fees Surged 22 Percent" (via NACS)

April 13, 2007

According to a recent NACS news release, “Credit card fees surged 22 percent, rising $1.2 billion to reach $6.6 billion in 2006 and for the first time ever top overall industry profits. Credit card fees now are the industry’s second largest expense, accounting for 8.3 percent of industry gross margin dollars, second only to total labor expenses (33.5 percent).”

[Source: via NACS]


"State Legislatures Join Congressional Efforts Looking Into $36 Billion Credit Card Interchange Issue" (MPC)

April 12, 2007

"Visa Hikes Overall Interchange 0.6%, Effective April 14" (Digital Transactions)

April 12, 2007

"Credit Cards Put on the Brakes at Gas Pumps" (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

April 7, 2007

"Bankers, Retailers Square off Over Credit Card Fees" (Nashville Business Journal)

April 6, 2007