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Starbucks expands mobile payment footprint globally.

Starbucks expands mobile payment footprint globally.
Friday July 13 2012

Starbucks has rolled out its mobile application for Android-powered devices in the UK and Canada.

Customers who download the official Starbucks app for Android in Canada and the UK will now be able to access a range of features including Starbucks Card mobile payment, store locator, My Starbucks Rewards stars, check balance and reload, PIN code protection, widget and balance transfer capabilities. Through the Starbucks app for Android expansion to the UK and Canada, Starbucks mobile payment will now be accepted at nearly 14,000 Starbucks locations worldwide.

"The expansion of our mobile payment footprint to two of our most important markets is a strong milestone for us, but more importantly, it extends the number of customers who now have a faster and easier way to pay at Starbucks," said Adam Brotman, chief digital officer at Starbucks Coffee Company. "We are thrilled to extend mobile payment capabilities to Android smartphones in the UK and Canada and enhance the experience in the U.S."