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The Boston Globe reports that Dunkin' Donuts "is testing mobile pre-ordering in Portland ... The Canton-based chain announced Wednesday that members of their DD Perks Rewards Program can download the DD On-the-Go Ordering Portland app this week, “which enables guests to order in advance using their mobile phone, skip the line and go straight to pick up," either in-store at using a drive-through window.

The story says that users pay for the order "through the chain’s DD Perks card," and can place orders as much as 24 hours in advance.

The On-the-Go app is expected to roll out nationally next year.
KC's View:
A critical innovation for Dunkin' Donuts, because it allows it to compete effectively with Starbucks in the mobile arena. I think there's plenty of room for both of them.