Places That Deal Heavy In Checks

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  1. Chuck C

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    Hi guys, I have this business project where I need to know B2C (business to consumer) transactions that are cash and check heavy; i.e. business that see a lot of checks come through on a daily basis. Some exaples I have are grocery stores, jiffy lubes, best cuts, drug stores, book stores. Can you guys help me brainstorm some more ideas? thanks!
     
  2. DonRoeber

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    dry cleaners are very cash heavy. I don't think I've ever found one that will take a credit card. Most take checks though.
     
  3. Mark Frank

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    Big ones that we write a lot of checks for:

    Daycare
    School (Tuition)
    Haircare/Salons
     
  4. Chris Moe

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    Any of the utility companies.
     
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    Humm the ONLY place I ever use cash these days is at a fast food place. Since I got my check card and online banking I never use checks.

    I remember using checks to pay all those bills though. I don't know if they count but I bet most people use checks to pay for cable, utility bills, credit card bills, car insurance, car payment, etc... How about an obvious one, Banks.

    Laters,
    Jeff
     
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    Anything that caters primarily to women. Women love the checks.
     
  7. SteveA

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    I don't understand why merchants still allow checks at all. Debit cards should have made them a thing of the past by now - at least at retail establishments. Nothing is more annoying than being in line behind a bunch a check-writers at the grocery store or Target. It slows everyone down.
     
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    Because many of the older generation, as well as some technophobes, refuse to give up paper checks. My parents have never used their ATM cards, let alone a debit card at a store.

    The only thing I ever write them for these days is utilities and occasional odd bills like magazine subscriptions. Oh, and at Costco where they don't take Visa/MC check cards and my soon-to-be-former bank charges me a fee if I use my PIN to make a debit card purchase.

    Small business owners write a ton of checks (to vendors, employees, utilities, miscellaneous).
     
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    Movie theaters are certainly cash heavy
     
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  14. Chuck C

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    cash is out, let's focus on the places that still deal in checks, thanks!
     
  15. Scott L

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    I'm a driver for Dominos and we collect countless checks. If they bounce, hey we know where they live! [​IMG]

    But if they do bounce and theh call in the future the cashier's just add a note to the driver slip saying "DO NOT ACCEPT CHECKS."
     
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    lol... gotta be pretty sad to bounce a check for a delivery pizza [​IMG]
     
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    > Debit cards should have made them a thing of the past by now

    I don't know why any consumer would use a debit card. Bad idea for the buyer.

    I hear hookers in Cincinnati take checks. [​IMG]
     
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