Paying with Square’s mobile payments solution at Starbucks is often more of a hassle than it’s worth (well, at least in 24 locations).
In a move to further its partnership, 7,000 company-operated Starbucks locations will begin selling Square's mobile credit card readers that help small businesses process payments, Square announced today.
Guest Post As brands like Starbucks and Honda showed this year, marketers can use social networks for more than just sending messages to customers.
Veterans of the Starbucks Card Mobile team create their own white-label mobile payments platform for merchants, backed by $10 million.
Guest Post I had a magical mobile payments experience today.
If you're the type of person that happily pays $4 for a coffee-like beverage, then you'll definitely be interested in what Starbucks is rolling out today.
The coffee conglomerate officially launched Passbook integration Thursday. The update allows Starbucks mobile users on iPhone and iPod to store their digital cards in Passbook for quick and easy mobile payments.
Editor's Pick Developers are already releasing their own gift and loyalty card apps for Passbook -- an app that puts your loyalty cards, coupons, boarding passes, event tickets, and more on the iPhone. The app launched today, alongside iOS 6, Apple's latest mobile operating system.
Square’s deal with Starbucks is exciting and groundbreaking. The innovation and convenience Square is bringing pairs with the fact that this agreement signals a milestone for Square as it moves into the broader point-of-sale merchant arena.
But while Square seems …
Guest Post For die hard Starbucks junkies, it seems the best bet in the short term is to pay with your Starbucks card or the Starbucks mobile app.
Guest Post By now, you've probably heard that Starbucks is going to be investing $25 million in Square, the San Francisco-based mobile payments company. As part of the deal, Starbucks will switch its credit and debit card processing to Square in the United States. But once you get past the headline, what does this really mean?
Editor's Pick After hearing chief executives Jack Dorsey and Howard Schultz discuss how the arrangement came to be, it seems like one of the most logical unions between tech and business in recent memory.
In surprising news tonight, mobile payments startup Square has announced an extensive partnership with Starbucks.
Starbucks, the unlikely leader in the mobile payments space, is hoping to make its popular in-app, 2-D barcode payment system further entrenched in the U.S. and abroad with its first major refresh to the Starbucks for Android application since its …
The coffee was brewing as usual, and patrons were as caffeine-crazed as any other day, but something curious was happening behind the scenes at beloved and bemoaned coffee giant Starbucks on March 9, 2012.
On that date, Adam Brotman, formerly …
Fighting AIDS through Foursquare check-ins and lattes, non-profit (RED), Starbucks, and the location-based startup have partnered up for a 10-day fundraising and AIDS awareness campaign.
From June 1 to 10, Starbucks will donate $1 to the Global Fund, the recipient …
A novel new way to pay by iPhone or Android at Starbucks locations is proving too convenient for caffeine-crazed customers to pass up.
Starbucks has processed more than 42 million mobile payments since the U.S. launch of its mobile pay …
The Starbucks brand may be synonymous with pricey lattes, but the coffee conglomerate has pushed a number of mobile initiatives in 2011 to make its name also stand for digital innovation.
New numbers released Monday suggest that the strategy is …
Starbucks has processed more than 20 million mobile payment transactions, the company revealed during its earnings call Thursday.
Starbucks Mobile Pay, the company’s pay-by-mobile application and in-store scanner system, was rolled out nationwide in January. The system, available at roughly …
Rovio Entertainment, the company behind Angry Birds, is in talks with Starbucks to bring the game to life in Starbucks’ retail locations.
The gaming company is considering partnering with Starbucks to sell virtual goods and set up electronic leaderboards in …