- Members of the Starbucks loyalty program will soon have streamlined access to their orders in a familiar New York City landmark.On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Starbucks Coffee Co. will open its first-ever Starbucks Pickup store in New York City’s Penn Plaza. This location uses the mobile order & pay feature of the Starbucks mobile app as the primary ordering and payment method for customers. Reporting from Dan Berthiaume.
- The Birchbox shop-in-shops will offer themed boxes, among other things, and 3,000 of the drugstore’s associates are now qualified to sell subscriptions. Story from Cara Salpini.
- Amazon shoppers in the U.S. can now pay cash without advance preparation. Coverage from Dan Berthiaume.
Source: Starbucks mobile-only NYC store opens Nov. 5 | CSA
Source: Birchbox to pop up in 500 Walgreens stores for the holidays | Retail Dive
Source: Amazon brings new cash payment option to U.S. | CSA