Do confirmation periods limit Bitcoin's usage in retail?

If it takes 10 minutes to confirm a transaction, brick and mortar shops will be taking a risk by allowing customers to pay and leave immediately with merchandise, as happens when paying by cash or credit card. No one wants to sit around and wait 10 minutes after they pay to leave the restaurant or the retailer. Is there a way around this? Curious to know how it’s currently being handled.

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