Content about MasterCard

December 16, 2013

The class-action settlement between merchants and Visa and MasterCard is signed, sealed and delivered. A federal judge approved the $5.7 billion -- that’s an estimate -- class-action settlement over credit card fees.

It’s a settlement that is believed to be the biggest of its kind for antitrust matters. And the National Retail Federation is not happy.

May 22, 2013

The National Retail Federation has announced plans to formally oppose a proposed settlement of a federal antitrust lawsuit over credit card swipe fees charged by Visa and MasterCard. NRF is also urging retailers to carefully consider their own decisions before next week’s deadline set by the court.

November 2, 2012

The National Retail Federation is continuing its fight against credit card swipe fees by asking a judge to reject a proposed class-action settlement of a federal antitrust lawsuit, saying it would not bring the fees charged by Visa and MasterCard under control and does not give retailers who oppose it an adequate mechanism to opt out.

August 22, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association criticized the proposed swipe fee settlement and urged class plaintiffs to reject the proposal. Announced in July, the proposed settlement stems from lawsuits challenging the anticompetitive swipe fee practices of Visa and MasterCard.

August 22, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association criticized the proposed swipe fee settlement and urged class plaintiffs to reject the proposal. Announced in July, the proposed settlement stems from lawsuits challenging the anticompetitive swipe fee practices of Visa and MasterCard.

July 24, 2012

One of the provisions of a proposed settlement with Visa and Mastercard over interchange fees is that the cards will change their rules to allow retailers to begin charging customers a fee -- 1% to 3%, for example -- to cover the swipe fee charged by the card companies. Most readers say they are in no hurry to alienate customers with an extra fee. 

July 24, 2012

One of the provisions of a proposed settlement with Visa and Mastercard over interchange fees is that the cards will change their rules to allow retailers to begin charging customers a fee -- 1% to 3%, for example -- to cover the swipe fee charged by the card companies. Most readers say they are in no hurry to alienate customers with an extra fee. 

October 5, 2010

The Home Depot's latest effort in community building involves a partnership with MasterCard and a...

October 5, 2010

The Home Depot's latest effort in community building involves a partnership with MasterCard and a...

December 26, 2007

The former owner of a South Boston hardware store has been accused of billing his...

September 4, 2007

The “One-and-Only” combined checking, savings and mortgage account will be offered to homeowners who want...

© 2014 Home Channel News. All Rights Reserved.