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Cash Is King for Merchants

September 6th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

With VISA and MasterCard both raising fees to merchants for credit card use, many businesses are choosing to pass the cost onto the customer in surcharges.  Fees are charged by credit card companies every time a card is used to make a purchase and those costs come out of the retailer’s pocket.  WCBC talked to Levi Lutz of Bella Napoli Restaurant on Greene Street in Cumberland and he said the credit card fees are one of the main reasons most businesses prefer cash transactions…