Starbucks, 7-Eleven Expand Contactless Payment Options

Jul 21, 2020 - Retail Touch Points

As COVID-19 has accelerated the trend away from cash payments to mobile and other contactless methods, Starbucks and 7-Eleven have both expanded their mobile payment options.

Starbucks Reward members using the company’s mobile app will be able to earn rewards, which Starbucks calls stars, when they pay with cash, credit and debit cards or mobile wallets. Previously, only Reward members using the prepaid Starbucks Card were eligible to earn stars.

Members using these pre-load...