On Oct. 25, Starbucks (SBUX
) said it would expand its ongoing mobile-payment test to almost 300 company-operated stores in New York City and Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, N.Y. The test began in 2009 at 16 stores in Seattle and Northern California and at more than 1,000 Starbucks in Target (TGT
) stores. Customers download the Starbucks Card Mobile App to BlackBerrys, iPhones, or iPod touch devices.