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MoneyDomino's Australia is starting to ditch cash payments as it trials its new 'Tap & Take' feature

07:07  09 july  2019
07:07  09 july  2019 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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Domino ’ s Australia has begun trialling a new ‘ Tap & Take ’ payment model that eliminates the need for customers to pay in cash . The pizza maker is calling it ‘ Tap & Take ’ and is positioning it as a way to make the ordering process both quicker and more convenient.

From today Dominos Australia will be trialling a new payment model that completely eliminates the need The pizza maker is calling it ‘ Tap & Take ’ and is positioning it as a way to make the ordering Dominos has stated that the participating stores will accept “all forms of payment ”, except for cash .

Domino's Australia is starting to ditch cash payments as it trials its new 'Tap & Take' feature© Getty Domino's Australia is making a push toward the cashless economy. AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images) If you’re a city dweller you may have stumbled across a cafe or two that are eftpos only.

While this crawl towards a cashless society may seem to only be manifesting in trendy inner city suburbs, it is now going mainstream.

From today Domino's Australia will be trialling a new payment model that completely eliminates the need for cold hard dollars.

The pizza maker is calling it 'Tap & Take' and is positioning it as a way to make the ordering process both quicker and more convenient.

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Domino ' s Australia is starting to ditch cash payments as it trials its new ' Tap & Take ' feature . Tegan Jones.

The company has also made a point of highlighting increased employee safety when zero cash is held on the premises.

"With the growth of tap-and-go payment systems and mobile payment technology, use of cash is slowing and we’re seeing that right across our network," said Domino’s Australia and New Zealand CEO Nick Knight.

"We’re now heading towards a very real future where the legal tender could be solely electronic, so it’s important that we remain digitally agile and continue to meet consumer demands."

Five stores across Australia will be trialling the model; Newtown (NSW), Coffs Harbour (NSW), Wauchope (NSW), Calamvale (QLD) and Surfers Paradise South (QLD).

Domino's has stated that the participating stores will accept "all forms of payment", except for cash. This includes card payments, PayPal, Apple Pay, AndroidPay, eftpos to door and Instagift.

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Domino ’ s in Australia announced that it will trial cashless stores at five locations in the country starting today. Customers will be able to use “With the growth of tap -and-go payment systems and mobile payment technology, use of cash is slowing and we’re seeing that right across our network

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It's worth noting that Domino's T&Cs don't mention accepting cryptocurrency. We're going to assume that cheques are out too. So it's not quite all forms of payment, but we get the company's point.

So if you have a penchant for getting tanked on a Friday and heading down to your local to wave around a $5 note in exchange for a thin-crust pepperoni, your days may be numbered.

This article was originally published by Gizmodo. Read the original here.

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