SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Cash is back to being king in San Francisco.
A new ordinance banning brick and mortar businesses from turning away customers who don’t have credit cards is now in effect.
It was a business model that was quickly being embraced in tech friendly San Francisco — cashless shops and restaurants.
Those proponents said turning away dollars and cents was better for efficiency and concerns about robberies.
Some small businesses like the organic coop used to take only credit and debit at half of their locations in places with a lot of clientele working in tech. more