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Another Day, Another Grocery Cyberattack

Another Day, Another Grocery Cyberattack

Talk about turning a negative into a positive: a West Coast grocery chain is informing customers that their credit card information may have been compromised. That’s the negative part, of course. The positive part? Its customers are saying “thank you” in response. Not what you might expect. Raley’s announced today that “a portion of its computer network systems may have[Read More…]

June 6, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
We Love Paper Coupons, But Not Paper Money

We Love Paper Coupons, But Not Paper Money

We love little pieces of paper when they have a discount printed on them. But when it comes time to pay the post-coupon balance, we’d rather forego the paper and pull out the plastic. That’s according to a new study on how most of us pay at the grocery store. In its annual Grocery Retailing Payments Study, the National Grocers[Read More…]

May 16, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Sorry Your Credit Card Was Hacked, Here’s a Coupon

Sorry Your Credit Card Was Hacked, Here’s a Coupon

Millions of grocery shoppers, from Missouri to Arizona, are going through the hassle of getting new credit and debit cards after their information was stolen in a store security breach. Some are so upset, they’ve sued. But what do they really have to gain, other than years of litigation and perhaps a coupon at the end? A month after the[Read More…]

April 18, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

If you’re going shopping this weekend, and paying with a credit card – watch out. Beginning Sunday, stores can charge you extra for it. Under the terms of a settlement reached last year, stores will have the option of adding a surcharge for credit card payments – passing the cost that they already pay to the credit card companies, on[Read More…]

January 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Walmart Smacks Down Swiping Settlement

Walmart Smacks Down Swiping Settlement

When we last left off, the nation’s number-one retailer had not weighed in on the proposed swipe-fee settlement. Now it has. In a statement released Tuesday, Walmart said it was “disappointed” in the settlement, because it would not “prohibit credit card networks from continually increasing hidden swipe fees, which already cost consumers tens of billions of dollars each year… We[Read More…]

July 25, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Keep On Swiping, Says Target

Keep On Swiping, Says Target

It could cost you to use a credit card at Kroger soon. But Target says, not in its stores. Target has announced its opposition to this month’s multi-billion dollar settlement between retailers and credit card companies, which would allow retailers to pass on credit card “swipe fees” to their customers. Previously, retailers have had to cover the cost themselves, in[Read More…]

July 23, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Swipe Fees Could Swipe Your Savings

Swipe Fees Could Swipe Your Savings

Kroger is telling us not to worry – they’re not going to start charging credit card customers more. They just won’t charge them less. The country’s biggest grocery chain is publicly mulling how to respond to last week’s multibillion-dollar settlement in a case pitting retailers against credit card companies. Visa and MasterCard were accused of price-fixing, in setting the fees[Read More…]

July 17, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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