Why a rush to support Apple Pay could be wrong for independent retailers

Little, if anything, was said about how Apple Pay would impact smaller independent retailers upon its UK arrival – nor how firms might use the technology to drive growth. While there is an opportunity to scale and capture the increase in mobile shopping, it doesn’t lie completely in the Apple basket.

British businesses respond to UK launch of disruptive retail channel Apple Pay

After being announced earlier in summer, Apple Pay, the new mobile payments channel from Apple, has officially launched in the UK. As the face of British retail looks set to change forever, business execs from across the country, and those with overseas experience, have offered Real Business their thoughts, some good and some bad, on the arrival of the new technology.