Sam's Club, the warehouse retailer that already sells office supplies and restaurant equipment in bulk, has added cut-rate credit card processing services to the mix.

Under a three-year marketing deal with First Data Merchant Services Corp., the Wal-Mart Stores subsidiary would sign up small-business customers that do not yet accept credit cards or that want to get out from under the high prices of independent sales organizations that specialize in the small-merchant market.

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