Starbucks claims that sales on its Starbucks Card programme now accounts for a third of transactions in the US and Canada, while 10 million Starbucks customers actively use the mobile app, double the number a year ago. Adam Brotman, Starbucks’ chief digital officer, speaking on a conference call yesterday evening (24 April) said the rewards programme is helping drive up incremental revenue at its core business through personalised offers and more relevant communications.

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