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‘Tipflation’ explained: Professor explains explosion of tipping prompts at restaurants, cafes and businesses

In a trend that some pundits are calling “tipflation,” many Americans are being asked to tip more and far more often than they have in previous years, especially before COVID.  Professor Ismail Karabas, assistant professor of marketing at Murray State University, explained why in a phone interview with Fox News Digital.  “Tipping requests have been around for a long time, but the surge began pretty…