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1 December 2014

Interchange Fee Regulation: retailers concerned about three-party scheme loophole

Europe’s politicians are currently considering final changes in the proposed Interchange Fee Regulation. One of these changes could allow three-party cards to gain a greater share of Europe’s market. This risks making the most expensive types of payment card into ‘must-take’ cards for merchants and so increase final prices for consumers.

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"Shopping for Growth"

We are at the dawn of a new European legislature. The next five years will be critical in returning the European economy to growth and job creation. Retail and wholesale can contribute, given the right economic and policy conditions. This manifesto, "Shopping for Growth" highlights our key proposals for the next five years. With the right policy and legisative environment, our sector will respond, supporting growth and creating jobs in the European economy.

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"Shopping for Growth"
  • Job vacancies

    Job vacancies

    We are currently looking for applicants for two vacancies in the EuroCommerce team:
    - Adviser, Consumer Policy;
    - Head, Advocacy and Public Affairs.

    Please click the link below to find out more details and how to apply.

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  • E-commerce, omni-channel retail, and EU policy

    E-commerce, omni-channel retail, and EU policy

    E-commerce is a major, sometimes disruptive, driver of change in the world of retail and wholesale, and in that of the consumer. It offers major new opportunities in many sorts of ways for businesses which serve consumers. Consumers themselves, with their increased use of the computer and of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, are changing dramatically in terms of behaviour and expectations as shoppers. For traders, e-commerce offers new ways to interact with their customers and to serve them through different channels and platforms.

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