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With Gillett at the helm, Starbucks percolates with emerging technologies

Starbucks has turbo-charged its use of emerging technologies over the past couple years since Stephen Gillett took the job of CIO. The company has upgraded its infrastructure, recently deploying a

How Starbucks made mobile payments mainstream

Mobile payments for physical goods are on pace to eclipse a gross merchandise transaction value of $170 billion worldwide by 2015, almost triple the $60 billion forecast for 2011, according to a

Starbucks mobile payments eclipse 26M within first year

Almost 12 months after Starbucks launched mobile payment services across its 7,000 company-operated U.S. stores and more than 1,000 Target locations, the coffeehouse giant reports consumers have

Starbucks serves up premium iPhone apps for free

Starbucks and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are expanding their long-running Pick of the Week promotional campaign to iPhone applications, enabling consumers to download full-featured versions of premium iOS

Starbucks gets taste of new BI tools

Business intelligence tools have been making their way into the hands of non-analysts for some time, a trend that Starbucks has been pioneering. The coffee behemoth is now trying out new BI

Starbucks adds mobile gifting feature to iPhone app

Starbucks is extending its Starbucks Card eGift feature to its iPhone and iPod touch application, enabling consumers to treat friends and family to beverages, food or merchandise directly via mobile

Starbucks extends mobile payment app to Android

Starbucks expanded its in-store payment solution to the Android platform, enabling consumers to pay for coffee via smartphone, manage their Starbucks Card account, reload their card balance and

Starbucks Digital Network adds ESPN, Marvel Comics

Starbucks introduced sports media giant ESPN and Marvel Comics among the new partners supplying content to the in-store multimedia platform the coffeehouse colossus rolled out last October. The

A quiz to reveal your management style

As a CIO you are bombarded with advice on becoming a better manager, but how do you really know what kind of manager you are to begin with? You could start by taking a quiz put together by

Starbucks launches nationwide mobile payment network

Coffeehouse colossus Starbucks launched mobile payment services across its 6,800 company-operated U.S. stores and over 1,000 Target locations, enabling iPhone and BlackBerry users to fund in-store