Tag: Starbucks

Will retailers cut NFC out of the loop?

Starbucks’ decision to cut NFC out of the loop could encourage more retailers to take the same route and develop bespoke mobile phone payment apps, instead of waiting for stores and handsets to become NFC compatible. via Will retailers cut

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How to get more coffee than you can drink

The company that powers the Starbucks iPhone app is Cashstar, a Global Prepaid Exchange member. Here is an interesting story from The Guardian G2 section about a man getting 1,000 prepaid coffees. The idea behind Stark’s card is simple: if

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Starbucks announces UK contactless payment trial

Starbucks: trialling contactless payment in UK stores Starbucks is to follow rivals such as Costa Coffee and McDonalds by offering contactless payments in its UK stores. The coffee-shop chain has signed a deal with Barclaycard, in partnership with Visa Europe,

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