You mean you want some space above and below the word “checkout”?
Currently, the simplest way to add some space would be this:
That would add the height of one line above and below. However, this isn’t the most flexible and ideal way. Actually you should use CSS for that. We can’t give you any real advice with that little amount of code. Show us the entire source code of that page, please.
<td id='cart-widget-links' colspan="5">
<a target="_parent" href="<?php echo get_option('shopping_cart_url'); ?>" title="<?php _e('Checkout', 'wpsc'); ?>" class="gocheckout"><?php _e('Checkout', 'wpsc'); ?></a>
<form action="" method="post" class="wpsc_empty_the_cart">