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Want Starbucks for life? Find out how here

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Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year. Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Wouldn't it be nice to pre-order your Starbucks latte and have it waiting for you when you arrive at the store on your way to work? Turns out, you'll be able to do just that in 2015, and you may even win "Starbucks for life"!


Starbucks announced they will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones, and even pay for the order. The plan will be tested before the end of the year in Portland before being rolled out full time in 2015. 


Starbucks has been making a big push to convince people to sign up for their mobile payment app, which helps build customer loyalty by offering customers rewards for each purchase. 


Starbucks also announced, in an effort to encourage holiday sales, they will be giving away 10 "golden tickets," if you will. This holiday season 10 people who pay with Starbucks' mobile app or a Starbucks card will be selected to win "Starbucks for life," which is a food or drink item every day for 30 years. 


What do you think? Will you be using the mobile payment app? Will you be trying to win the "Golden Ticket"? Let us know on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KHQLocalNews

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