Starbucks – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:53:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Starbucks – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Starbucks backs plan to create regulated digital asset platform that will support digital currency payments in stores https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/08/06/357802/starbucks-backs-plan-to-create-regulated-digital-asset-platform-that-will-support-digital-currency-payments-in-stores/ Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:20:06 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57802 “Starbucks will play a pivotal role in developing practical, trusted and regulated applications for consumers to convert their digital assets into US dollars for use at Starbucks,” said Maria Smith, vice president, partnerships and payments for Starbucks. “As a leader in Mobile Pay to our more than 15 million Starbucks Rewards members, Starbucks is committed […]

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Gaming hardware maker Razer signs up 300,000 mobile payments users in 48 hours https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/09/357512/gaming-hardware-maker-razer-signs-up-300000-mobile-payments-users-in-48-hours/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:34:50 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57512 “Within 48 hours from the launch of Razer Pay on 4 July 2018, over 300,000 users in Malaysia downloaded and signed up for the Razer e-wallet app designed for youth and millennials… Also within the same 48 hours, over 11,000 transactions were made by first-time Razer Pay users at Berjaya Group stores (such as 7-Eleven […]

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Gaming hardware maker Razer moves into mobile payments market https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/05/357499/gaming-hardware-maker-razer-moves-into-mobile-payments-market/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:10:59 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57499 “Razer Pay is the e-wallet designed for youth and millennials… Over 6,000 major retail and F&B outlets will accept Razer Pay, with participating brands such as 7-Eleven, Starbucks, Singer, Cosway, Greyhound Café, Wendy’s, Kenny Rogers, Krispy Kreme, 99 Speedmart, Tealive, Thundermatch, Sweet Hut and more… Razer Pay will roll out in other Southeast Asian countries […]

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Starbucks to roll out 100 cashless stores in Korea https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/03/357486/starbucks-to-roll-out-100-cashless-stores-in-korea/ Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:57:50 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57486 “Starbucks Coffee Korea Co said Monday it will increase the number of cashless stores to over 100 across South Korea this month amid rising use of credit cards and mobile payment systems in the tech-savvy country… Starbucks said the decision is part of its broader digital innovation drive as cash payment has been constantly declining […]

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JPMorgan Chase to reward mobile-only bank account customers for using key features https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/06/28/357451/jpmorgan-chase-to-reward-mobile-only-bank-account-customers-for-using-key-features/ Thu, 28 Jun 2018 17:03:59 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57451 “JPMorgan is offering $100 to people who open accounts and complete 10 transactions of certain types, such as sending money to another person or paying a bill. The incentive is designed to make customers familiar with using the app, said Melissa Feldsher, head of Finn. She believes customers will stick with the accounts after seeing […]

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Starbucks unveils prepaid card that lets customers earn rewards at any Visa merchant https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/06/12/357283/starbucks-unveils-prepaid-card-that-lets-customers-earn-rewards-at-any-visa-merchant/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:18:19 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57283 “Today, Starbucks and Chase announced the availability of the Starbucks Rewards Visa Prepaid Card, the first prepaid or debit product where you can earn Stars outside of Starbucks.”

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Starbucks continues to lead the US mobile payments market https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/05/22/357098/starbucks-continues-to-lead-the-us-mobile-payments-market/ Tue, 22 May 2018 13:41:25 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57098 23.4 million US consumers aged 14 and over will use Starbucks’ mobile app to make a purchase at the point of sale at least once every six months this year, research from eMarketer has found. Apple Pay will be used by 22 million people, Google Pay by 11.1 million and Samsung Pay by 9.9 million […]

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Starbucks rolls out voice ordering and payments in Korea https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/04/06/356813/starbucks-rolls-out-voice-ordering-and-payments-in-korea/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:01:18 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=56813 “Bixby allows My Starbucks Rewards customers in South Korea to place an order and pay through voice recognition ‘on command’. The feature allows customers to speak just as if they were talking to a barista in-store, including modifying their beverage to meet their personal preference… These features are an extension of Starbucks Siren Order, the […]

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Juniper predicts 2.1bn mobile wallet users in 2019 https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/04/06/356811/juniper-predicts-2-1bn-mobile-wallet-users-in-2019/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:58:25 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=56811 “Nearly 2.1 billion consumers worldwide will use a mobile wallet to make a payment or send money in 2019, up by nearly 30% on the 1.6 billion recorded at the end of 2017… The report also argued that while QR code-based in-store payments had seen quite astonishing levels of adoption in China, successful use cases […]

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Starbucks to run cashless store pilot in South Korea https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/03/22/356739/starbucks-to-run-cashless-store-pilot-in-south-korea/ Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:39:19 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=56739 “Starbucks Coffee Korea Co, the local unit of the US coffee giant, said Thursday it will begin a test run of cashless stores at three outlets next month amid rising use of credit card and mobile payment systems… It will mark the second trial for the global coffee giant, following its first cashless store under […]

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