Subway Launches New Mobile Payment, Ordering Options

Now that nearly every American has a smartphone permanently fixed to their hand, a long list of restaurants including Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Taco Bell and Dominos have upped their mobile presence by way of ordering and payment apps, and now one of the largest chains in the country is joining the ever-growing list: Subway.

The company announced today that it is working with PayPal to create new mobile order and checkout capabilities across its 27,000 U.S. locations.

The new app, which will use PayPal’s One Touch technology, allows customers to build their sandwiches from the comfort of their phones, pay ahead of time and then pick up their meal when they arrive at their designated location.

The inclusion of One Touch gives consumers the option to securely pay in a single touch on their phones or laptops without having to type in any payment credentials, usernames or passwords.

“Our customers are at the center of everything we do, and we know mobile is playing a key role in all of their lives,” said Valencia Johnson, a Subway restaurant manager in Los Angeles, California, says in a statement. “The new Subway app makes ordering on-the-go that much easier.”

Subway Restaurants Introduces New App and Remote Ordering Capabilities [Subway]

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