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7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores

Mobile payment apps have gotten off to a slow start and there have been conflicting analyses of their market potential. For instance, customer use of digital wallets stalled in the past year because the services haven't given consumers sufficient incentive to use them, 451 Research said. By some measures, shoppers prefer retailer-specific payment apps, like Starbuck's and Walmart Pay, over Apple Pay, Android Pay and others, Parks Associates reported.

From the article "7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores" by Dan Alaimo.

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