She writes: "Sales at the nation’s largest retailers fell off a cliff in October, casting fresh doubt on the survival of some chains and signaling that this will likely be the weakest Christmas shopping season in decades."
From the abstract: "This article surveys the recent theoretical literature on payment cards (focusing on debit and credit cards) and studies this research's possible implications for the current public policy debate over payment card networks and the pricing of their services for both consumers and merchants."
[Editor's note: Today seems to be the day for contactless transit payments - apparently the new "killer app" for contactless. Earlier, Visa also announced trials of its PayWave contactless payments as part of a strategy focusing on transit payments. Since widespread deployment contactless acceptance is a precursor to supporting local mobile payments, transit payments may be emerging as an ideal, high-frequency acceptance environment for mobile payments - as it has been in Japan for several years.]
Broox writes: "The FTC discovered during outreach and education attempts after adoption of the regulation that many of the entities subject to the Red Flags rule were not aware that such a rule existed, much less that they were subject to it, or even that they were subject to FTC jurisdiction at all."
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