Some retailers are sceptical, but Apple Pay has the potential to drive popular acceptance of contactless payment in this country.
A raft of top retailers have signed up to the contactless payment system Apple Pay, but some of the industry’s biggest names remain to be convinced.
At some point in the future, we don’t know when, shoppers will stop carrying plastic payment cards and use their phones instead.
The amount spent on technology by retailers across the globe will top $203bn (£161.2bn) in 2019, new research has revealed.
Decathlon has launched “cashierless” mobile self-checkout capabilities across all of its stores in the Netherlands.
Walmart has appointed a former Google and Amazon executive to “a new elevated chief technology officer and chief development officer role”.