Southern California grocery retailer chain Ralphs at present started accepting Apple Pay in any respect of its 184 areas throughout the state, in response to an organization spokesperson, permitting prospects to simply pay with an iPhone or Apple Watch at checkout.

Apple Pay Feature
Ralphs accepting Apple Pay is notable provided that the chain’s father or mother firm Kroger has largely refused to just accept the fee methodology because it launched in 2014, regardless of frequent buyer requests. The corporate as a substitute provides its personal service known as Kroger Pay, which permits prospects to scan a QR code at checkout to pay with a card saved within the Kroger app. The one different Kroger subsidiary to just accept Apple Pay is QFC within the Northwest.

In a press launch earlier this 12 months, Apple stated that Apple Pay is accepted at greater than 90 % of U.S. retailers, with some main holdouts together with Walmart, The House Depot, Lowe’s, and Kroger. We have reached out to Kroger to see if the corporate has any plans to increase Apple Pay acceptance to different grocery retailer banners inside its portfolio and we are going to replace this story if we obtain any further data.

(Thanks, Corey Kielan!)

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