In a coffeeshop, it’s standard that the best way of showing gratitude for a service performed with efficiency and expedience is with a tip. 15%, 20%, 25%, whatever percentage of your bill you determine said service was worth, gets tipped, in cash, to your barista. But in current times where ‘credit is king’, and being used for smaller and smaller purchases, like a single cup of coffee, this simple morning ritual of exchange becomes arduous and a (relatively) time consuming chore. So, you arrive at an undesirable conclusion. When cash is not on-the-ready, servers, busboys and baristas lose on tips, just as when the impetus to tip overcomes the awkwardness of holding the line up, creates a poor customer flow and experience for what could be a thriving morning hour of business. But a solution is closer than we’re led to believe. In fact, a solution is already here.
Dipjar is a simple concept with a simple mission: A credit card-powered tip jar to restore fairness in the service industry. And it couldn’t work any simpler: once the retail location requests the free device and their information is registered with DipJar, just plug it in and let the good times roll.
Simple. Smart. Savvy.
One wonders how this didn’t come about sooner.
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