Debit Makes it A Horse Race 38
Once just a minor-league payments player, the debit card is rapidly gaining in consumer popularity. Here's how debit is reshaping U.S. payments.
That Shrinking Feeling 4
Jockeying for Position 6
With Interchange; Debitman Provides an Alternative; Sears' Fired Card Boss Fires Back, Letter; and More.
Australia's Card Shakeup 16
Merchants can now surcharge for credit card sales, and later this year Australia's central bank will impose a 40% cut in bank card interchange. Who will win and who will lose in this new environment?
Web Acquirers Eye New Business 24
The dot-com shakeout has been anything but a bust for merchant-acquiring banks intent on cross-selling financial services to Internet merchants.
COLLECTIONS & RECOVERY
The Outlook for Bankruptcy Reform 32
Expect another bankruptcy-reform bill to come up in Congress soon. But after years of failure, does the reform movement have a serious chance in today's turbulent political environment?
Prepaid Cards Get Down to Business 44
Most people think of consumer applications when it comes to stored-value cards, but the B2B market also holds vast potential.
The Card Industry Gives T&E a Lift 48
Card payments make the travel industry go, so when travel suffers, cards lose charge volume. Here, CCM documents a slew of new card-linked programs to spur the travel-and-entertainment sector.
The Acid Test of Perceived Value 56
Authoritative analysis and perspective for every segment of the payments industry
Authoritative analysis and perspective for every segment of the industry
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