Merchants who impose surcharges on credit card purchases or accept cards only for purchases larger than some minimum sum are probably losing potential sales, a recent survey commissioned by MasterCard International Inc., shows.

The telephone survey, conducted by AHF Research of New York, polled 444 people ages 18 and older. AHF Research assessed the impact of transaction minimums and surcharges on consumer attitudes and perceptions of merchants.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.