A delayed thought on the Square-Starbucks linkup: Though Square has been the one grabbing most...

|About: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)|By:, SA News Editor

A delayed thought on the Square-Starbucks linkup: Though Square has been the one grabbing most of the kudos emanating out its announced partnership with Starbucks (SBUX +1.5%), don't overlook the impact the deal could have for the coffee chain's bottom line. Every time a customers pays with the Square smartphone app, Starbucks saves a little on credit card processing fees. It could also speed up lines at busy stores if the app's hands-free feature is utilized.