Why some restaurants in LA are going cash-free

Aug 19, 2019
Nick Montgomery says when it came time to decide whether his Echo Park restaurant would accept cash, it was a tough call. “This is a small space,” Montgomery said of Konbi, a Japanese-style cafe and sandwich shop on Sunset Boulevard.…
Superfine Pizza is one of a small, yet growing number of businesses in Los Angeles that are going cashless.
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Atlanta stadium takes a swipe at cash

Mar 19, 2019
Experts say more venues with large crowds could soon be experimenting with going cashless.
Experts say more venues with large crowds could soon be experimenting with going cashless.
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Going cashless in Shanghai

Jan 15, 2019
Chinese mobile payment apps have surged in popularity. Could U.S. credit card companies compete?
A driver pays a highway toll using mobile payment method Alipay in Zhejiang province.
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Businesses are saving time and money by getting rid of cash

Jul 13, 2017
Salad chain Sweetgreen spent 2 hours a day managing bills and coins. But not everyone is ready to give up cash.
Is paper money on its way out?
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Lessons from Cyprus: How to work without cash

Mar 28, 2013
As Cyprus reopens banks but attaches capital and cash limits, we look at how such restrictions would affect American businesses and individuals if imposed here.

Living without money

Apr 20, 2012
Heidemarie Schwermer is taking thriftiness to an entirely new level.

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Living a cashless life

Mar 16, 2012
Almost everyone takes plastic these days, but it’s not like pot dealers take cards... or do they?
We seem to be heading toward a society where cash simply isn’t welcome.
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Cashless apps: Shopping without a wallet

Dec 16, 2011
New apps are allowing consumers to use their smartphones to shop and not have to carry a dime. We take one out for a road test.
New apps are allowing consumers to use their smartphones to shop and not have to carry a dime.
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