Last Sunday, Apple patented a report entitled "Riyad Bank in Saudi Arabia is starting to offer Apple Pay on Tuesday with other Saudi banks likely to follow." How Can't Some Be Impressed by Apple Pays Progress in the Market Since Launching in October 2014. In just four and a half years, the list of banks that now support Apple Pay is making it difficult to bend. If you haven't seen the list yet, check it here.
If you didn't know better, you would say that Apple is definitely one of the best leaders in the financial world. But the statistics are an eye-opener. Apple is in the last row of leading payment options in the US in 2018.
Google Pay, launched in 2015, is tied to Apple Pay with a measly 2% market share while Amazon Pay beat them both by 5%. PayPal has a steady 22% as shown in the table below from Statista published this week.
Alibayas Alipay is number two online financial service in China that has sailed past PayPal back in 2013. A year ago, Alipay had 870 million registered users.
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