“Apple Pay is continuing its steady march to retail stores near you,” Julia Love reports for The Mercury News.

“Modesto-based Save Mart Supermarkets — which operates Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, Maxx Value Foods and FoodMaxx — announced on Thursday that customers can now check out using Apple Pay at its 217 location in Northern California and Northern Nevada,” Love reports. “Nicole Piccinini Pesco, co-president and chief strategy and branding officer at Save Mart Supermarkets, cited security and convenience as the chief reasons for adopting Apple Pay, a mobile payments system that lets people with the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus buy items in stores by waving their phones at the register.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “David E.” for the heads up.]