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As digital payment options grow, so does the size of the tip

New platforms enable Internet content creators to receive tips that reward creativity

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Some question whether expected tips will edge up to a point where they can no longer be counted on as "add-ons", leading employers to rethink pricing and salary structures.

New York

THE flat white coffee drink was US$4. A suggested tip was US$3.

The cashier at Café Grumpy, a New York City coffeehouse, swiped the credit card, then whirled the screen of her iPad sales device around to face the customer. "Add a tip," the screen commanded, listing three

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