Cheques out at big stores' checkouts

08 February, 2008

Tesco and Marks & Spencer are the latest high street retailers to stop taking cheques as payment. From Feb 25 Tesco will only accept cash, debit or credit cards, with M&S following suit on March 1.

They join other large retailers, including Sainsbury's and Asda who say removing cheques as a form of payment speeds up service at the checkout and helps prevent fraud.

Thresher still takes cheques and said it had no plans to change its policy.

A spokeswoman for Bargain Booze said the decision was at the discretion of individual franchisees.




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