Here’s The Growing List Of Cities That May Ban Cashless Retail Stores

by MR Magazine Staff

If you’ve tried to spend actual paper money at your local lunch spot or salad shop lately, you may already know there’s a war on cash. Retail establishments—particularly in trendy neighborhoods in rapidly gentrifying cities like New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.—are increasingly telling customers that they only accept credit or debit card payments. Dead presidents need not apply. Cash-free eateries like Sweetgreen are leading the trend, saying it makes the transactions process smoother and more convenient overall. Some have also argued that having no cash on hand makes businesses less of a target for would-be thieves. Read more at Fast Company.