Walmart Canada to stop accepting Visa cards

  • Walmart Canada to stop accepting Visa cards
  • Canadian retailers have long complained about what they call the high interchange fees they pay credit card companies.
  • Walmart Canada stores will stop accepting Visa cards, claiming the credit card provider charges merchants “unacceptably high” fees.
  • Walmart has been unable to agree with Visa on an “acceptable fee,” and will no longer accept the company’s credit cards starting 18 July , it said in a statement.
  • Unlike American Express, which typically negotiates a flat fee with every merchant, Visa and MasterCard have variable fees based on the status of their different cards.

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Retailer claims credit card provider charges merchants ‘unacceptably high’ fees


Walmart Canada to stop accepting Visa cards