Reply to post: Re: Extinct in ten years?

50th anniversary of the ATM opens debate about mobile payments

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: Extinct in ten years?

"it would probably cost them some significant amount of their profits."

According to the guy at our local corner shop, he has to buy the machine, pay to be allowed to use it and pay for a service contract which is supposed to a 24 service call out but they rarely arrive in less than 5 days, meanwhile he's losing sales. If he doesn't have the machine, he loses sales. This is all on top of the commission he's charged on every sale and the up front cost to be certified to be allowed to give them all his money.

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