Starbucks has hit a mobile payments milestone, with 30% of all U.S. transactions now coming through mobile, and to smooth operations surrounding its popular Mobile Order & Pay service, the company is introducing digital-ordering specialists at its busiest stores.

Starbucks' sales hit snags early this year from issues with its mobile-ordering system, after which the company placed a Digital Order Manager at 1,000 stores with plans to expand that program, Starbucks executives told analysts during a conference on Thursday announcing results for the fiscal quarter ended July 2, 2017.

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