Sam's Club To Accept Visa In February

By Tonya GarciaMarketWatch Pulse

Wal-Mart-Stores Inc. said on Tuesday that it will accept Visa Inc. credit cards at Sam's Club locations starting Feb. 1. Sam's Club has more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The retailer currently accepts Visa debit and prepaid cards. Visa credit is already accepted at Sam's fuel stations in the U.S. and online. SamsClub.com will start supporting Visa Checkout later this year, the company said in a release. Wal-Mart shares are up 1% in premarket trading and 5.2% over the past three months. Visa shares are up 1.8% in premarket trading, but down 6.7% for the past three months. The S&P is down 7.5% for the past three months.

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