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Retailers Angle For Another Handout From Washington

| Forbes

Inside the Beltway, a battle has been raging for close to a decade pitting retailers against America’s credit card companies, better known as Visa V -0.38%, MasterCard MA +0.00% and American Express AXP +1.43%.  The fight has occurred on different fronts ranging from cyber-security to interchange fees, the fees retailers pay to allow customers to use credit cards.  In 2010, with the enactment of the Dodd-Frank bill, which contained a retailer desired cap on debit card fees, many believed the retailers would declare victory and go home but it appears they are back seeking another bite at the crony capitalist apple.

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