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The Passbook app is likely to benefit large brands like Starbucks (SBUX) , Amtrak, Fandango, etc., but it also has huge potential for small businesses, especially as the trend toward mobile is only intensifying.

"Imagine being able to engage with consumers in real time -- at the right time, in the right place, and on the right device," the article says.

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