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January 2, 2014

Bicycle supplier Huffy Corporation is turning to Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of contact data management software and services, to ensure accurate and timely package deliveries and improve service levels to its customers.

March 14, 2013

Scott Kennedy was named president of Target financial and retail service to replace long time finance executive Terry Scully.

February 13, 2013

GE Capital Retail Bank, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company (GE), has renewed its private label credit card program with JCPenney.

February 5, 2013

The National Retail Federation has been outspoken in its criticism of credit card fees and now a group called the Electronic Payments Coalition that represents credit unions,banks and payment card networks is firing back, claiming that the retail lobby is making false statements regarding checkout fees.

November 13, 2012

Experian Marketing Services said that its Consumer Expectation Index shows an increasing optimism about the economy.

August 9, 2012

Sam's Club has extended its relationship with GE Capital Retail Bank, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company.

November 18, 2011

By Donna L. Wilson and Kirk D. Jensen

Illustrating the adage that no good deed goes unpunished, retailers offering financially-strapped or credit-challenged consumers the option of layaway are facing criticism and threats of litigation and regulatory scrutiny. 

April 22, 2011

A Western Pennsylvania woman filed a federal lawsuit last week against Target Corp. and its law firm over the chain's debt-collection practices, the Associated Press reported. The woman claims false affidavits were used to go after customers who allegedly owed money to a subsidiary bank that issues the store's credit cards.

February 9, 2011

Consumer Reports announced that its Trouble Tracker Index has climbed for the third straight month to 58.7.

February 8, 2011

A report released Tuesday by the Federal Reserve said that U.S. consumer borrowing rose in December for a third consecutive month, led by the first increase in credit-card charges in more than two years as holiday sales improved.

November 7, 2010

Delinquency trends in Target’s credit card portfolio have held steady for several months now,...

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