Visa will stop

The Washington Post - - ECONOMY & BUSINESS -

re­quir­ing sig­na­tures for pur­chases made in North Amer­ica us­ing chip-card tech­nol­ogy, a win for big brickand-mor­tar re­tail­ers. The move takes ef­fect in April for more than 2.5 mil­lion mer­chant lo­ca­tions equipped to read EMV-chip cards, Visa said Fri­day. Mer­chants have cam­paigned for years to ditch sig­na­tures be­cause of higher fees.

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