Starbucks Brings Swipeless Pay To UK

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6:22 AM EST June 17th, 2013

Seattle-based coffee powerhouse Starbucks has announced it is planning to bring contactless payment terminals to more than 500 of its UK stores, Finextra reported.

“With only around one in three of our customers now paying with cash, we recognize the importance and benefits of embracing new payment technologies at Starbucks,” Ian Cranna, the company’s VP of marketing in the country, said.

With the move, Starbucks joins Boots, Co-Op and Marks and Spencer as companies that have followed similar initiatives in the United Kingdom.

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