Content about Visa Inc.

August 22, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association criticized the proposed swipe fee settlement and urged class plaintiffs to reject the proposal. Announced in July, the proposed settlement stems from lawsuits challenging the anticompetitive swipe fee practices of Visa and MasterCard.

July 24, 2012

One of the provisions of a proposed settlement with Visa and Mastercard over interchange fees is that the cards will change their rules to allow retailers to begin charging customers a fee -- 1% to 3%, for example -- to cover the swipe fee charged by the card companies. Most readers say they are in no hurry to alienate customers with an extra fee. 

April 11, 2012

Ace Hardware is now offering its customers a mobile application, developed by U.S. Bank for the iPhone, to use for an Ace Rewards Visa credit card. The new Ace Rewards Visa App, downloadable at the iTunes store, gives customers the opportunity to apply for and receive, upon approval, immediate credit to start their shopping at participating Ace stores.

October 3, 2010

The ability to bring instant credit to the sales floor of Ace Hardware stores is...

September 10, 2010

Oak Brook, Ill.-based Ace Hardware Corp. is bringing its 19-million strong Ace Rewards customer loyalty program to a new level, with the help of Visa.

The new Ace Rewards Visa has been launched nationwide -- marking the first time for a hardware co-op to pair up with one of the big payment networks with a rewards card. Issued by U.S. Bank, the Visa card is available in a consumer version, plus a version designed for small business owners.

September 9, 2010

Through a credit card issued by U.S. Bank, Ace Hardware Corp. is upgrading its Ace...

Oak Brook, Ill.-based Ace Hardware Corp. is bringing its 19-million strong Ace Rewards customer loyalty program to a new level, with the help of Visa.

The new Ace Rewards Visa has been launched nationwide -- marking the first time for a hardware co-op to pair up with one of the big payment networks with a rewards card. Issued by U.S. Bank, the Visa card is available in a consumer version, plus a version designed for small business owners.

December 26, 2007

The former owner of a South Boston hardware store has been accused of billing his...