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Retailer uses backdoor to beat credit processing fees

Retailer uses backdoor to beat credit processing fees

Since Wal-Mart – one of the nation’s largest commercial powers applied for a banking charter, a brouhaha has been brewing over the implications of such an act.

Applying in Utah, which is just one of the five states that issues industrial banking charters, Wal-Mart aims to establish a bank to avoid fees associated with the processing of credit, debit and electronic checks transactions.
A Wal-Mart spokesperson to CNN/Money that…


Merchant Processing Pointers

Merchant Processing Pointers

This article submit by How To Accept Credit Cards Online.

The merchant processing world is tough to ignore if banks want to please their business customers. There’s also the potential for revenues: combined MasterCard and Visa annual transaction volume topped $1.5 trillion in 2004.

There are three types of merchant processors, according to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency-acquiring banks, agent banks with and without liability, and…




Thrive With the Right Merchant Account

Blog submitted by Charge, a well-known provider of merchant accounts for businesses.

If you’re a business owner who wants to thrive in today’s competitive markets, finding the most compatible merchant account and credit card processing services for your company is indispensible. It’s no secret that shoppers and browsers are flocking to the Web and to mobile — and to the latter most especially, lately.

These days,…


Twitch.TV: Amazon’s Newest Acquisition

This article was written by Phineas Upham

In the next four to five years, the amount of hours spent watching people play video games online will have grown to 6.5 billion. That is a huge chunk of media time, and Amazon has announced it wants a piece of that in the form of a company named “Twitch.Tv.”

Twitch is like the YouTube of online gaming videos. It hosts…


How Tim Horton’s Became Tim Hortons

This article was written by Phin Upham

Tim Horton was a Canadian hockey player who played 18 seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs. During that time, he helped bring the team to four Stanley Cup victories, and became endeared for his amazing shows of strength on the ice.

Horton played a position in hockey commonly known as “The Enforcer,” but he wasn’t a man to be feared. Simply…


The Weather Channel

This article was written by Phin Upham

Back in the 1950s, when the novelty of television was still a long way from being cliché, early cable providers began playing with a method to broadcast the weather continuously. The earliest attempt was a single black and white camera pointed at a weather station. This gave the audience a view of weather, time, barometric pressure, wind speed and wind chill…


The Many Owners of Burger King

This article was written by Phin Upham

Right around the time that the McDonald brothers were opening their flagship store in San Bernardino California, Keith J. Kramer and his wife’s uncle Matthew Burns began looking for an opportunity of their own. They started a small burger stand and called it “Insta-Burger King.”

The “Insta” part of their name came from the rights they acquired for equipment that they…


Pinterest Profile

This article was written by Phin Upham

Pinterest is a fairly new social application that uses a system of “pins” to help identify what’s cool. It’s a similar concept to social bookmarking, but you can pin just about anything you want. Users can follow boards created by other users, which are like small hubs for discussions or ideas based on the pin.

The site was launched to an…




Total Merchant Services

I just ran into this site Total Merchant Services that has a similar name to our blog. I was checking out their prices on credit card processing services and noticed they have real good rates and they even provide a low price guarantee. Their retail rates are 1.69% plus $0.08. they also provide the equipment for free.  Read More →


Retailer uses backdoor to beat credit processing fees

Since Wal-Mart – one of the nation’s largest commercial powers applied for a banking charter, a brouhaha has been brewing over the implications of such an act. Applying in Utah, which is just one of the five states that issues industrial banking charters, Wal-Mart aims to establish a bank to avoid fees associated with the processing of credit, debit and electronic checks transactions. A... [Read more]


Merchant Processing Pointers

This article submit by How To Accept Credit Cards Online. The merchant processing world is tough to ignore if banks want to please their business customers. There’s also the potential for revenues: combined MasterCard and Visa annual transaction volume topped $1.5 trillion in 2004. There are three types of merchant processors, according to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency-acquiring... [Read more]