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Down to Business: Target right to oppose charging fee

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Thanks, Target. The big-box retailer says it won’t tack on a surcharge at the register for customers who pay with plastic rather than cash — an option stores are set to get in a long-running legal battle with credit card companies Visa and MasterCard. The fight was over so-called “swipe” fees — the 1.5 percent to 3 percent of a transaction that is charged to process a credit card payment. Merchants, alleging collusion in setting ...

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