Ordering ahead of time through the official app and quick access to the store seems to have become a better choice to maintain social distance during the covid-19 pandemic. In fact, as early as 2015, Starbucks has launched a mobile order and payment function. Therefore, it is not difficult to add the option of picking up goods in the store. < / P > < p > the latest statistics shared this week also show the popularity of the feature – from 3% in 2016 to 17% at the end of 2019, to 24% in the last quarter. < / P > < p > in addition to the mobile order and store cache, Starbucks also launched the mobile payment function as early as 2011. By 2013, mobile payments had accounted for 10% of U.S. store transactions. A study conducted by emarketer in 2018 shows that the popularity of Starbucks app is close to the popularity of mobile payment service. In addition, the Pew Research Center’s April report points out that the growth of mobile orders and payments this year is closely related to the continued popularity of covid-19. < / P > < p > nearly a third of Americans who live in cities (35%) and suburbs (36%) say that they use online or app channels to book meals. < / P > < p > of course, for chain enterprises such as Starbucks, due to the limited space in stores during the epidemic period, the expansion of mobile functions is also of great help to their revenue. Spontaneous combustion at a Guangzhou Motor vehicle intersection and other traffic lights in Shenzhen