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Businesses remain on Apple Pay sidelines
Businesses remain on Apple Pay sidelines

For years, the big question facing mobile payment systems was whether enough shoppers would use them. Turns out, they will. IPhone 6 users rushed to register more than 1 million credit cards on Apple Pay in the first 72 hours last week, making it the most widely used contactless payment system available. Whether buying a burger at McDonald's or fueling up at a Chevron station, consumers have lauded the ability to pay with their phones and a fingerprint. The more pressing challenge, at least in the near term, is getting reluctant businesses on board. From major chain stores to small mom-and-pop shops, many businesses are choosing to wait on the sidelines. Fewer than 10% of...

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