Greggs the bakers is going contactless/wave and pay at its 1,500 shops. The Co-op’s supermarket chain is introducing the system at all stores within the M25, while Wilkinson, Subway and Superdrug are introducing new tills. They join early-adopter firms such as Boots, Eat and Pret A Manger, and the company that is driving its takeup at the moment – McDonald’s.
Shoppers popping into the Gregg’s bakery or the Pret a Manger on one of the busiest streets in Leeds may have noticed something strange going on next door.
Instead of the shell left over from the clothes store at 31 Bond Street, which went bust in 2009, they would have found the shop filled with paintings, drawings, photographs and live art.
Full story BBC News – Empty shops become art galleries.