MORE CREDIT CARD GROWTH EXPECTED

RIVERWOODS, Ill. -- Credit card use in supermarkets has never been higher. But that doesn't mean there's not a lot more growth to come.Within the next couple of years the percentage of supermarket sales involving credit card transactions should jump to 7% or 8%, a considerable increase from today's 5% figure, according to Dane James, vice president of supermarket industry at Discover Card Services

RIVERWOODS, Ill. -- Credit card use in supermarkets has never been higher. But that doesn't mean there's not a lot more growth to come.

Within the next couple of years the percentage of supermarket sales involving credit card transactions should jump to 7% or 8%, a considerable increase from today's 5% figure, according to Dane James, vice president of supermarket industry at Discover Card Services here.

The challenge to boosting credit card use in supermarkets in the near fut

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