WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–One year after card companies’ deadline for retailers to accept new chip-based credit cards, delays by the card industry have left thousands of new chip readers unused and consumers with far less improvement in security than what was sought by merchants, the National Retail Federation said today. “Most major retailers have done their part, but the card industry continues to drop the ball,” NRF Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan said. “Retailers