Retail trade associations and firms call the Fed's debit interchange rule an issue of staggering importance.
A new Aité Group report says cash is more expensive for retailers than cards. Retailer groups disagree.
Retailers displeased with U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson's adjudicated settlement of litigation surrounding credit card interchange appealed his decision last week.
Some retailers appeal a settlement other retailers had reached with Visa, MasterCard and six major banks.
Plantiffs also say the sheer size of the debit card market make their case big enough for the nation's highest court.
After the Fed's current interchange rule was upheld in court, plaintiff retailers say they may appeal to the Supreme Court.
Retail federation says without PINs, chip cards make little sense. Visa and MasterCard disagree.
CUNA, NAFCU and bank trade associations fire off a letter to leaders on Capitol Hill countering what they say are false retailer claims about data breaches.
The National Retail Federation has filed its expected appeal of the court decision that locked in a settlement of long-standing retailer complaints about credit card interchange.
Electronics Payment Coalition counters NRF and other appealing firms don't represent most retailers.