0
Wireless

Starbucks to start cashless store trial in South Korea

Thursday 22 March 2018 | 08:15 CET | News
Starbucks Coffee Korea, the local unit of US coffee giant, has announced that it will start a test run of cashless stores at three outlets in April, amid the increasing use of credit card and mobile payment systems. The service will initially be tested at stores in Gangnam and Guro in Seoul, and Pangyo, south of the capital. Testing of the new system is scheduled for launch on 23 April, Yonhap news agency reports, citing a company statement. This will be Starbucks' second trial of the system, following its first cashless store under test run in Seattle, the US.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Korea, Republic of
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Apple Pay overtakes Starbucks as top mobile payment app in US

Published 24 Oct 2019 13:07 CET | United States
Apple Pay took the lead in the m-payment apps classification in the US in 2018 after bumping Starbucks to the second position, ...

LG Uplus to sell payment gateway business

Published 05 Jun 2019 20:59 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean mobile operator LG Uplus has announced plans to sell its payment gateway business. The decision is due to decreasing ...

BitCo provides fibre to Starbucks in South Africa for faster customer Wi-Fi

Published 14 Aug 2018 10:55 CET | South Africa
BitCo has signed a partnership with Starbucks South Africa to provide cafe branches with uncapped and uncontended 1Gbps fibre, ...

Starbucks leads US m-payment apps, followed by Apple Pay

Published 23 May 2018 12:24 CET | United States
Starbucks is the number one point-of-sale mobile payments app in the US, ahead of Apple Pay and Google Pay, according to ...