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McDonald’s and Starbucks Offering Free Coffee to First Responders During COVID-19

For first responders and healthcare workers working the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, McDonald’s Canada and Starbucks are offering up a small perk to say thanks. According to McDonald’s Canada, a free coffee or tea is available at the drive-thru, at participating restaurants. "To our health care workers and emergency services personnel, we can’t...

Starbucks Changes to Mobile Order-Only Due to COVID-19 in Canada, USA

In efforts to contain the outbreak of coronavirus, Starbucks has announced its retail stores in Canada and the USA are moving to mobile-order only for two weeks. Starbucks says it will pause seating in all its company-owned stores, including patio and café areas, removing people from hanging around the coffee shops. "Customers can still walk...

Canada’s First Starbucks Pickup-Only Store Now Open in Toronto

Earlier this month, Starbucks announced Canada would get its first mobile pickup store, only the second such store in the world, located in downtown Toronto, Ontario. As of this morning, this new Starbucks pickup location at 25 King Street West at Commerce Court, is now open and ready for your mobile orders. The store will...

Starbucks to Open its First Canadian Mobile Pickup Store in Toronto

Starbucks is set to open its first Canadian mobile pickup store, the first in Canada and only second in the world. The new location will be at Toronto’s Commerce Court (25 King Street West) in Ontario and open on February 4, 2020. “This unique location was designed for an order-ahead experience,” says Michael Conway, president...

You Can Now Order Starbucks Delivery in Canada via Uber Eats [u]

Back in July, Starbucks Canada announced it would launch a delivery service for food and drinks, via a partnership with Uber Eats, later this summer. As of today, August 15, 2019, "Canadians can order their Starbucks bevvies and bites right to their doorstep with the launch of Starbucks Delivers Powered by Uber Eats!” explained the company in...

PSA: Last Day to Redeem Your Starbucks Rewards at 125 Stars for Any Menu Item

Last month, Starbucks announced changes were coming to their Starbucks Rewards loyalty program, offering “more flexibility and choice." Starting April 16, 2019, a new tiered redemption structure will kick into effect, as seen below: 25 Stars: Extra Espresso Shot, Dairy Substitute or Additional Flavour 50 Stars: Brewed Hot Coffee, Hot Tea or select Bakery Items 150...

Starbucks Rewards Loyalty Program Changes Coming in April for Canada, USA

Starbucks Canada has announced changes to its Rewards loyalty program, allowing customers “more flexibility and choice” when it comes to redeeming their Stars, beginning in April. Currently, the Starbucks Rewards program earns customers 2 Stars for every $1 spent. Starting April 16, 2019, Starbucks says customers can now redeem rewards faster, as a new tiered...

PSA: Starbucks Mobile Orders Possible from Desktop, No App Needed

Starbucks mobile order and pay is wildly popular with their iOS and Android apps, with mobile order lineups causing their own backlogs at busy locations. While Starbucks advertises mobile order and pay via iPhone and Android apps, it’s also possible to place an order via your desktop or web browser by visiting Starbucks.ca. What’s the...

Starbucks Mobile Payment Service Beating out Apple Pay in Market Share

According to a new reporter by eMarketer published today, Starbucks mobile payments service is still the market leader in terms of mobile payments users, beating out Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay (via TechCrunch) in the United States. The lead is said to continue this year with 23.4 million using Starbucks, compared with 22 million using Apple Pay....