ChowNow has upgraded near to 700 customized meals and restaurant applications with Apple Pay assistance, nearly 2 months after becoming the first on the internet buying system to incorporate the mobile payments service. The updated applications allow iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users to spend for their food and beverages at hundreds of independent restaurants located throughout the United States.
“By offering independent dining establishments accessibility to the most current in innovation at an economical rate, we are promoting our objective of assisting them contend with larger chains,” claims Chris Webb, Chief Executive Officer of ChowNow. “We will certainly update each dining establishment’s indigenous app to include Apple Pay at no extra price, so restaurant owners could focus on running their businesses.”
ChowNow has been updating dozens of apps for its restaurant clients with Apple Pay support over the past week, as tracked by our sister web site AppShopper, although the speed has actually grabbed considerably over the past couple of days. The upgrade procedure is probably instead straightforward, sinced the applications are based on the exact same backend with particular marketing, menus and getting details for every dining establishment.
Apple Pay has been commonly adopted because launching in October, with support lately included at Western Union, TD Financial institution and over 200,000 vending devices and self-serve booths. Apple predicted in 2012 that in-app purchases will certainly comprise most early Apple Pay transactions. The mobile repayments service is presently limited to the Usa, although a worldwide expansion might start with Canada in March.