Examines the history of credit, offering insight into the entrepreneurial schemes, changing technology, and competitive dimensions of the credit card industryA 25 November 1939 BusinessWeek article, aquot;Oil Men Jumpy over Credit Cards, aquot; reported that a credit card gone wrong is ... One cardholder went haywire and began earning his living by carrying passengers between New York and California for less than bus fare. ... When an employee flew American, Pontiac would supply an authorization letter permitting the airline to remove the necessary coupons.
|Title||:||The credit card industry|
|Publisher||:||Twayne Pub - 1990-08|