Payment service Apple Pay has become the most popular in the United States, according to a survey from research firm Boston Retail Partners. At the moment, 36% of retailers in the States are working with Apple service, while PayPal, who previously held the position as the leader, supported by only 34%.
“PayPal has lost leadership in the survey this year. Now payment system Pay Apple supports 36% of retailers participating in the survey. Payment tool Apple showed impressive growth compared to 16% last year, which indicates a recognition as retailers and buyers” – say analysts.
22% of traders that don’t support Apple Pay, said that they intend to rectify the situation within a year. Another 11% plan to do so within three years, while 31% do not yet have such plans and prefer to “wait and see”.
For comparison, Android Pay supports 24% of respondents sellers and 18% and 13% will introduce support for a year, or three, respectively. For Samsung Pay the same parameters in the same order account for 18%, 11% and 7%.
The results of the research obtained on the basis of a survey of more than 500 leading North American retailers. So that payment service Apple is the undisputed leader among the largest traders of the United States.
In Russia Apple Pay earned in October of last year. The service is available wherever contactless payments are accepted — from supermarkets and hotels to cafes and restaurants. At the moment, more than 2 million small businesses to support online payment via Apple Pay.