Apple Pay gains 27 more US card issuers including PNC's Global Investment ServicingApple on Friday added another 27 names to the list of U.S. card issuers supporting Apple Pay, most notably expanding support for PNC cards to the bank's Global Investment Servicing division.
Such an addition is relatively rare, as over a year out from the introduction of Apple Pay, most national or multinational banks in the U.S. are already fully signed on. Today's other new entries are mostly regional banks and credit unions, servicing small regions of the U.S. or individual cities.
Apple's expansion plans in the U.S. are now focused on picking up more merchant partners. American Apparel should gain support later this year, along with a number of other businesses including Crate & Barrel, Chick-fil-A, Cinnabon, Chili's, Domino's, JCPenney, KFC, and Starbucks.
The full list of new banks includes:
- 1st Community Federal Credit Union
- Abacus Federal Savings Bank
- Bank of England
- BankFirst Financial Services
- Bull's Eye Credit Union
- Colfax Banking Company
- Columbia Bank Florida
- First Bank
- First Federal Bank of Louisiana
- First National Bank of Durango
- First Southern National
- Franklin First Federal Credit Union
- Green Country Federal Credit Union
- Gulf States Credit Union
- Guthrie County State Bank
- Henrico Federal Credit Union
- Lone Star National Bank
- Mill City Credit Union
- Modern Woodmen Bank
- Pasadena Federal Credit Union
- PNC Bank, Global Investment Servicing
- Raleigh County Federal Credit Union
- Sage Capital Bank
- St. Landry Bank and Trust Co.
- TCM Bank
- West Milton State Bank
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