JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bi-Lo Holdings, parent company of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, today announces support for Apple Pay across its entire southeastern footprint. With Apple Pay, checkout now becomes faster and more convenient.
“Customers want a shopping experience that is convenient, easy and secure, which is why we’re so pleased to announce support for Apple Pay,” said Bert DuMars, vice president, digital marketing at Bi-Lo Holdings. “Bi-Lo Holdings is prioritizing digital mobile solutions for our customers, and Apple Pay is an exciting first step in our journey.”
Across its eight-state operating area, Apple Pay is available to BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie customers who carry iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. These users will be able to hold their iPhone 6 to the contactless reader at checkout and place their finger on the Touch ID to easily and safely pay.
Security and privacy are at the core of Apple Pay. When you add a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code, instead of using the security code from the back of your card. If a customer’s iPhone is lost or stolen, they are able to use Find My iPhone to suspend or remove cards from the device.
“Data security is an increasingly important issue for all customers. We are pleased to offer a digital solution that prioritizes privacy and usability,” added DuMars.
For more information on Apple Pay, visit: http://www.apple.com/apple-pay.
About Bi-Lo Holdings
Bi-Lo Holdings LLC, parent company of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is the fifth-largest conventional supermarket chain in the U.S. and the second-largest conventional supermarket in the Southeast based on store count. The company employs more than 71,000 associates who serve customers in approximately 830 grocery stores and 550 in-store pharmacies throughout the eight southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie are well-known and well-respected regional brands with deep heritages, strong neighborhood ties, proud histories of giving back, talented and loyal associates, and strong commitments to providing the best possible quality and value to customers. For more information, please visit www.bi-lo.com, www.harveyssupermarkets.com and www.winndixie.com.
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