Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark.; Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., and other retailers have a trial date, Nov. 27, in U.S. District Court, Brooklyn, N.Y., for the lawsuit they filed in 1997 against Visa, San Francisco, and MasterCard, Purchase, N.Y. The suit alleges the two bank-card companies illegally require companies accepting their credit cards to accept their debit systems as well. According to the court papers, Visa charges 36 cents for each debit transaction and MasterCard charges 44 ...
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