CAMP HILL, Pa. — All Rite Aid stores will accept mobile payments, including Apple Pay and Google Wallet, beginning on Saturday, August 15, the company said Tuesday. Rite Aid will also accept Google’s forthcoming Android Pay, as well as tap and pay credit and debit cards.
“Increasingly, consumers are actively seeking out and incorporating mobile technology into many facets of their life, including their shopping and purchasing decisions,” said Ken Martindale, president of Rite Aid and CEO of its Rite Aid stores unit. “By accepting mobile payments, we’re able to offer Rite Aid customers an easy and convenient checkout process, which we know is important to them. Investing in mobile technologies is just one piece of Rite Aid’s evolving digital strategy and we will continue to explore, test and implement innovative technologies that will help us to better serve our valued customers.”