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Starbucks likely to keep mobile payments lead over Google, Apple

The winner of the in-store mobile payments race may surprise you: While Apple, Google and Samsung are all seen posting healthy growth over the next few years, eMarketer predicts that Starbucks will maintain its lead in terms of number of users through 2022.

Reproduced from eMarketer; Chart: Axios Visuals

Why it matters: An increasing share of in-store spending will be done using mobile payments. The question is whose mobile payment technology will win the day.