In the third quarter results of Apple in July, Tim Cook appealed that 7-Eleven would soon accept Apple Pay throughout the United States. Now, in the press release, 7-Eleven is said to start this month and strikes most stores in the United States.
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7-Eleven announced that by adding support for Apple Pay, consumers will add a new "easy and safe private way" to complete payment. Chain states that support for Apple Pay will be available at "most stores in the US" during September.
Support for each service is scheduled for most stores in the US during September and has been added to the portfolio of mobile payment options including Samsung Pay.
"Frictionless experience is the future, digital payment is the key to such experiences, consumers like retailers' shopping offering digital payment functions," said 7-Eleven's Gurmeet Singh CDO and CIO . "The ability to pay for their smart devices gives consumers another reason to shop at 7-Eleven.
Apple Pay continues to expand to other retailers and banks in the United States and the world. Mr. Tim Cook advertised that this year it will add Apple Pay support at the store after CVS approached the voice of the service in July.
For more information on Apple Pay please see this complete guide. The complete press release from 7-Eleven is as follows.
7-Eleven gets "smart" with a new digital payment service
Irving, Texas, September 10, 2018 / PRNewswire / – For many smartphone users, with the touch of a smartphone or smartwatch, shopping at 7-Eleven stores has become even faster and more convenient. 7-Eleven, Inc., the largest chain in the convenience store industry, accepts Apple Pay. This is easy and changes mobile payment …