The Old Swipe Swindle

Do you like to raise hell against retail stupidity and injustice? Good. Here’s one for you. According to Consumerist, stores that ask for a minimum purchase to swipe your credit card, are most likely violating their merchant agreement.

About David Burn

Native Nebraskan seeking the perfect pale ale in the Pacific Northwest. Copywriter and brand strategist at Bonehook. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. Contributor to The Content Strategist. Doer of the things written about herein.

  • Chase Credit Cards

    That’s funny, it’s so widely accepted that there may be a minimum purchase when using a credit card. I don’t think anyone even suspected that there was something wrong with that. Is it just Visa, or others as well?

  • Ben Popken

    All credit cards.