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2 US retailers disable Apple payment system

220,000 US merchants have technology in place to read the signals that enable Apple Pay customers to make a purchase.

San Francisco

APPLE Inc's bid to replace the consumer wallet with its mobile payment system ran into a roadblock as CVS Health Corp and Rite Aid Corp disabled the technology in their drugstores.

CVS and Rite Aid are among 220,000 US merchants that already have technology in place