We're putting together a list for an upcoming blog of all the Top U.S. retailers and their progress towards EMV compliance and are hoping to do a little crowd-sourcing.
We've been able to spot-check most of the places on this list (as well as get official confirmation from some of the retailers), but would like to do another layer of checks (especially because many of these chains are regional and harder for us to check in person).
And that's where we hope you all might come in. If you have had any recent experience (in the past 2 weeks) with any retailers on the following list, we'd love it if you could let us know (by responding to this thread) whether you've either a) Been able to use your EMV chip card or b) Had to swipe your card's magnetic stripe. We're looking for responses either way. So, if you've shopped at any of the below stores, we'd like to hear if you were able to dip your card into the chip reader or had to swipe.
Any info on which metro area you were in would be helpful as well, if you want to provide it.
Thanks so much for any datapoints you can give us!
-The CreditCardForum team
-Apple store (physical stores)