The Impact of Tipping and “Tipflation” on Customer Satisfaction
SEPTEMBER 25, 2023
Top Takeaways: The frequency of tipping, or “tipflation,” has increased across industries. Businesses should consider tipping practices’ impact on customer satisfaction and carefully evaluate when and how tipping should be implemented. Rising prices and increased pressure to tip can create a sense of guilt for consumers. This may lead some individuals to avoid experiences where they feel obligated to over-tip.