Almost 10 million US people use Apple Pay every week

Jonny Evans

Watching Apple since 1999. I don't say what they should do. I say what they might do. They sometimes do.

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4 Responses

  1. Sy says:

    There are many shops that actually have the right NFC terminals, but the workers there don’t even know that they work. Just this week I made some purchases at a Osco Drug counter in a Jewel supermarket (in the Chicago area), and I noticed the NFC symbol on the card reader. So instead of using my chip credit card, I used my iPhone, which is way faster. The cashier asked “how did you do that?” When I told her, she replied that she didn’t know that you could use ApplePay at their store.

  2. Rocwurst says:

    Jonny, Tim Cook recently reported that Apple absolutely dominates ALL contactless payments in the USA (contactless credit cards as well as mobile wallets) with a 75% market share, so not sure what you mean by “it is not the most used platform”?

    Also, Wristly reports that 80% of Apple Watch users have tried Apple Pay and 95% of Apple Watch owners report they would use Apple Pay if it were available in more locations.

    I think Apple is in a pretty good position here.

  3. Czar Emboy says:

    Sy, I’ve experienced something similar at T-Mobile. I’ve had theft of my credit information at T-Mobile, so I do everything to avoid using my plastic at retailers and online. To date, T-Mobile won’t let me use my ApplePay account online and doesn’t even advertise that they accept ApplePay. I had to prompt the T-Mobile rep to let me attempt to pay my bill with its NFC terminal. When it worked the remark was “wow, didn’t know we had that yet!”

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