Walmart has expressed in the past that the merchant fees charged by Visa Canada were “unacceptably high”, and that it pays over $100 million in fees each year for customers to use various brands of credit cards. In response, Visa stated…
Starting July 18, Canadians will have one less payment option at the checkout lines at Walmart stores. The company has announced its Canadian stores will no longer accept Visa cards.
Talk of a minimum wage increase in Ontario has sparked a debate. While an increase in income and purchasing power is beneficial to workers and the economy, businesses warn of impending job cuts and fewer hours to cover costs.
Retail trends show that Canadians are increasingly turning to discount stores like Target and Walmart in their efforts to stem household spending and national debt levels.
The grand opening of Target is making waves among shoppers and other Canadian retailers. Will this American competition bode well for the economy? What’s in store for retail workers, and budget hunting consumers?
An American study finds respondents would be willing to take out a mortgage offered by WalMart if it existed. The results show borrowers are becoming increasingly comfortable turning to non-traditional lenders and non-banks for their mortgages.
A Walmart study has found that our disposable income has shrunk steadily over the past 9 months. While inflation can sometimes be the culprit behind less take home pay, feeling lighter in the wallet is more likely attributed to The Latte Effect – spending obliviously on the small stuff can really add up.