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Hot Topic: If you order standing up, should you not tip?

Plus readers weigh in on banning large bags to combat shoplifting.
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A viral video by TikTok user @robert_calver introduces what he refers to as his new rule: “If I order standing up, I’m not tipping.”

You tell us: Do you think if you order standing up, you shouldn’t tip? Cast your vote here.

Circling back: Last time, we told you that to combat shoplifting, Giant Food stores in Washington, DC had banned closed bags like knapsacks and duffel bags larger than 14” x 14” x 6” (but permitting reusable shopping totes).

We asked if you thought stores that had high rates of shoplifting should ban large knapsacks and duffels to combat shoplifting, and 86.6% of you did, while 10.7% of you thought stores in that situation should not ban large bags and 2.7% of you didn’t know or weren’t sure.

Retail news that keeps industry pros in the know

Retail Brew delivers the latest retail industry news and insights surrounding marketing, DTC, and e-commerce to keep leaders and decision-makers up to date.