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Representing Europe's largest retailers. European success stories whose businesses operate worldwide, employ millions and serve hundreds of millions more. A dynamic forum for the discussion of key public policy issues facing retail and society as a whole.

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  • Friday 04 July 2014

    We need urgent action on card fees, say Europe’s payment users

    The European Payment Users Alliance represents businesses and consumers across Europe. We have a simple message for Europe’s politicians: we need the interchange fee regulation as a matter of urgency. There is no more reason for delay.

  • Wednesday 23 April 2014

    Retail is diverse, job-rich, innovative, and increasingly digital

    Oxford study highlights the sector’s critical importance for the European economy

    A report by the Oxford Saïd Business School shows the magnitude of the retail sector, its diversity, its dynamism and contribution to innovation, growth, and its employment creation in Europe. It also outlines the sector’s ongoing transformation driven by the growth of online trading.

  • Wednesday 23 April 2014

    Oxford Study: Retail & wholesale, key sectors for the European economy

    Understanding the role of retailing and wholesaling within the European Union

  • Tuesday 19 November 2013

    Europe’s Payment Users Call for a Fair, Competitive and Transparent Payment System

    The European Payment Users Alliance is a group of European payment users who have come together to call for more transparency and competition in the payments market. We welcome the package of proposed payments legislation announced on 24 July 2013 but we wish to draw attention to the needs of end-users and highlight where the current proposals do not go far enough. Given its potential to bring significant benefit to consumers, this legislation must be treated as an absolute priority. We urge decision-makers to amend the proposals as set out below.