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Subway Rolls Out Mobile Payments to All 26,000 U.S. Locations

There's now an easier way to eat fresh. Subway rolled out a wider release of its mobile payment partnership with Softcard (formerly Isis Wallet) today, bringing the service to all of its more than 26,000 locations nationwide.

Touch Point

Last month, Google and American Eagle Outfitters held a "tapping spree" at the retailer's store in New York's Times Square. Visitors were loaned phones preloaded with Google Wallet and a $10 gift card, then let loose in the store, where special deals could be downloaded by a tap of the phones against specific signs.