Could the cost of preparing the U.S. retail market for EMV smart-card technology over the next few years create problems for some retailers, adding to their burden in an already fragile economy?

Industry observers agree EMV creates a tough economic decision for smaller merchants, but most small merchants won't even pay attention to the EMV migration, says David Kaminsky, analyst for emerging payments with Mercator Advisory Group.

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