Best Buy and Wal-Mart did not support the payment system Apple Pay




Competition among the most expensive in the world of the Apple brand and the largest trading company Wal-Mart could turn into a struggle between the two systems, mobile payments, allowing consumers to use smart phones and other gadgets to pay for goods. According Payspacemagazine, by competing companies, the prospect forever renounce the use of cash and bank cards is becoming more real.


Apple and Wal-Mart have tremendous power over the market. Just two days ago, a California corporation introduced a sensation – own mobile payment system Pay Apple , entering into a partnership agreement with the largest banks in the United States, credit card companies and well-known representatives of the retail industry, including Disney, McDonald’s and Macy’s.

Wal-Mart, in turn, has the largest customer base – hundreds of millions of people make purchases in the shops every week. In addition, the company has become one of the top ten brands have decided to use their mobile payment method. The official launch of Wal-Mart CurrentC in the United States is expected next year.

Representatives of Wal-Mart did not officially comment on the statements that the trade network refuses to connect announced at this week’s mobile payment system Apple Pay. However, the smoke there’s fire, and if the media about growing competition between the two giants, it is necessary to wait for more new products and innovative solutions that facilitate the daily operations of the users of payment.

Another major retail chain Best Buy is also not supported Apple Pay. The company used scanners for mobile payments at many of its stores, but turn them off in 2011, as the cost of supporting the platform was too high. The retailer has no plans to change course after the presentation of Apple Pay.


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