Axios Dec 26
New retail trend: no cash allowed
You already knew this if you eat at Sweetgreen, but cash is losing currency, according to a N.Y. Times front-pager by Andy Newman:
- "In Midtown and some other neighborhoods across New York City, cashless is fast on its way to becoming normal."
- With more merchants accepting only credit or debit cards, a Visa exec calls it "freedom from carrying cash."