Sorry—plastic or mobile payments only. This is a merchant checkout counter-reply that a U.S. consumer rarely hears. As the following Bankrate article reports, there are two passionate sides to the issue of whether retailers should go cashless.
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47% of consumers prefer to receive cash vs. prepaid cards as gifts 17% prefer a general purpose gift card 13% prefer a retailer-specific gift card BUT 1 in 4 consumers have no preference – a selling opportunity for issuers
Card payments surged in the second half of the year as Irish consumers turned to contactless payments on both card and mobile and moved away from cash, a new survey has revealed.
China’s central bank has stepped up action against merchants refusing to accept cash payments, on concerns over financial stability amid a surge in the use of mobile payment systems across the country.
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There has been some more backlash from consumers who want to pay for things with cash but encounter merchants who are migrating to a cashless operations as reported in USA Today. Consumers use cash because they want to or because that