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Starbucks takes mobile payments to 260 stores in Indonesia

Customers at coffee chain Starbucks in Indonesia can now make mobile payments at 260 stores nationwide by scanning a barcode at the point of sale using the company’s mobile app and completing the payment using a registered Starbucks Card.

Starbucks“Customers can register multiple Starbucks Cards onto their account, all of which are linked to the Starbucks mobile app,” Starbucks says. “In addition to mobile payment, the Starbucks Indonesia mobile app puts the latest information on Starbucks products at customers’ fingertips with an easy-to-browse menu of beverage, food and merchandise as well as a convenient store locator.”

Starbucks is also giving customers a complimentary drink with any beverage bought using a mobile device.

Digital space

“We are pleased to introduce the Starbucks Indonesia Mobile App to our customers, offering a fast and convenient way to pay for purchases, earn Stars and much more,” says Roger van Tongeren, vice president of marketing and operations at Starbucks Indonesia.

“This is the latest Starbucks innovation which aims to provide an enhanced experience and meet customers’ needs in the digital space.”

Mobile payments now account for 25% of all transactions processed in Starbucks stores across the US, the company’s COO Kevin Johnson revealed during the coffee giant’s fourth quarter earnings call earlier this month.

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