News and Articles About Credit Cards

Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees
Payments and collections

Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees

The retailer sued the credit-card giant this week, claiming Visa's swipe fees are unfairly high. Separately, the retail industry has taken a hit in the fight over capping debit-card swipe fees.
Catherine Clifford
QuickBooks Adds New Features to Speed Up Payment Processing
Payments

QuickBooks Adds New Features to Speed Up Payment Processing

Intuit announced new QuickBooks features that aim to accelerate and simplify paperless payments.
Geoff Weiss
Preventing Another Target Attack
Technology

Preventing Another Target Attack

For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.
Eric Basu
Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.
Technology

Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Target's chief financial officer said the retailer is fast-tracking chip-enabled smart cards, which could have been useful in preventing against the company's recent data breach.
Laura Entis
37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?
Leadership

37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?

When news broke regarding a massive theft of customer information, dozens of top executives at South Korean financial companies tendered their resignations.
Brian Patrick Eha
Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say
Technology

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.
Jason Fell
Target Says Up to 70 Million Customers Affected By Hacking
Technology

Target Says Up to 70 Million Customers Affected By Hacking

The fallout from Target's Black Friday hacking incident continues with the company saying 70 million people were affected by the data breach -- a much larger figure than the 40 million initially reported.
Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees
Finance

Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees

The National Retail Federation appeals $5.7 billion Visa, MasterCard settlement that was approved in December.
Catherine Clifford
The Worst Mistake for Small Businesses to Continue in 2014
Finance

The Worst Mistake for Small Businesses to Continue in 2014

What is the one sure thing to turn away modern customers?
Gene Marks
Target Hit by a Sophisticated Hack Job
Technology

Target Hit by a Sophisticated Hack Job

The retail company was targeted by hackers who may have tampered with the machines customers use to swipe their cards.
Laura Entis
Square Releases a Better, Thinner Mobile Credit-Card Reader
Finance

Square Releases a Better, Thinner Mobile Credit-Card Reader

The new reader is compatible with more devices and is available to new users for free.
Benjamin Kabin
How One Startup Plans to Replace Every Card in Your Wallet
Technology

How One Startup Plans to Replace Every Card in Your Wallet

With Coin, a person can consolidate this or her wallet into one, simple, digital card.
Emily Price
Airlines Make a Record Profit in Extra Fees
Growth Strategies

Airlines Make a Record Profit in Extra Fees

Airlines are on track to collect $42.6 billion in ancillary revenue this year, according to a new study.
Philip LeBeau
How to Finance a Startup Today
Starting a Business

How to Finance a Startup Today

When the bank of mom and dad shuts down, here are some startup funding resources for you.
Julian Hills