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Swipe card cost worries retailers

By the end of 2010 more than 12m people will have cards which enable them to pay in shops without a PIN and in a matter of seconds, but retailers have voiced concern about the costs of the scheme.

Is payment by swipe the way of the future or an unnecessary expense?

Brian Milligan's report features business owner Roger Wilshire, Tom Ironside from the British Retail Consortium and Barclaycard's James McDonald.

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