Why Americans Can't Quit Tipping : The Indicator from Planet Money Tipping is ingrained in America's retail culture. And there's not much we can do to stop that.

Why Americans Can't Quit Tipping

Why Americans Can't Quit Tipping

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Tipping is ingrained in America's retail culture. And there's not much we can do to stop that.

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A Denny's waitress delivers breakfast to customers in Emeryville, Calif. The tipped minimum wage has been stuck at $2.13 since 1991.
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