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Are we giving up that cup of Joe? California Judge Takes Stand

  • Crystal Ng
  • 26 Days ago
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Coffee contains acrylamide, a substance that causes cancer. California requires coffee companies to put warning labels on the item.  Almost a hundred companies that produce coffee, including Starbucks have been filed a lawsuit against by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, a nonprofit group. The charges were based on the grounds of violation […]

Unilever acquires Tazo tea brand from Starbucks for $384 million

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 6 Months ago
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Along with releasing their always-anticipated annual holiday cup, Starbucks made another announcement this week as well. The coffee mega-giant is selling their Tazo tea brand to Unilever for $384 million as they say they will be focusing on Teavana as their sole tea brand. The sale includes all recipes, intellectual property and inventory. Tazo, founded […]

Starbucks stock falls, but one analyst predicts recovery

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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Since June 2, Starbucks stock has fallen more than 16 percent. Shares dipped just over nine percent (to $54.00/share) in 24 hours after the company released its most recent quarterly earnings report on July 27. Investors are losing confidence in the iconic coffee brand due to declining growth rates, Daniel Schönberger of SeekingAlpha writes. Though […]

Starbucks’ Digital Flywheel Will Track Consumer Preferences Come Fall

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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Starbucks is set to expand its mobile, “cloud-based” Digital Flywheel technology this fall, Michelle Lodge of The Street reports. The new and improved app, which will be available only to members of Starbucks’ rewards program, will track customers’ ordering patterns, and use “real-time triggers and push notifications” to suggest orders tailored based on a customer’s […]

Starbucks Brightens Things up With its New Unicorn Frappuccino

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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You might have noticed something a little different when you went to get your morning coffee. In fact, Starbucks new Unicorn Frappuccino is causing quite the stir. Instagram is flooded with photos of the new drink option as Starbucks customers line up to try the colorful creation. https://www.instagram.com/p/BTEnyfuFr43/?tagged=starbucksunicorndrink One look at the drink and you’re […]

Starbucks CEO Steps Down

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz is stepping down and handing the reigns over to current Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson. Johnson has been with the company seven years before joining the executive board about two years ago. Schultz has been with Starbucks for over twenty years and is accredited with bringing the company to new […]

Starbucks Creates its First Store Consisting of Deaf Employees

  • Joanna Mei
  • 2 Years ago
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You’re in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, and you walk into a Starbucks in hopes of satisfying your coffee craving. To your surprise, your barista can’t speak. Instead, she communicates with you in sign language. That’s right! Starbucks has employed deaf people to work at a Starbucks located at the Bangsar Village II shopping […]

Apple Pay Now Available in the U.K.

  • Taylor Brown
  • 3 Years ago
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Apple users in the U.K. need not fret because as of Tuesday, Apple Pay was launched for its users. Until now, this feature had only been launched in the U.S. since October 2014. The anticipation has been building since a tweet was accidentally released by HSBC UK saying that July 14 would be the official […]

Starbucks Expands its Mobile Order & Pay Feature

  • Taylor Brown
  • 3 Years ago
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Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay option has increased their outreach to 26 states. The feature has come a long way since it first began in December in Portland, Oregon. Since its debut, it’s made its way across the United States. The app allows for users to order and pay before they’re even in the coffee […]

Starbucks Moving Water Plants Away From California Drought

  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • 3 Years ago
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In efforts of lessening the burden on California’s drought, Starbucks Corp. will be moving their Ethos water bottle production plant to Pennsylvania. The move will occur within the next six months as reported by Mother Jones. Right now the Seattle based coffee company produces their water bottles in Merced, California, which has been determined one […]

Starbucks to Introduce Charging Pads in Stores

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
  • 1
As if you needed another reason to love Starbucks, the Seattle based coffee giant has added one more anyways. Millions of people turn to Starbucks when they are in need of a pick-me-up, but now the popular chain is extending the courtesy to your cell phone as well. Starbucks recently announce it has teamed up […]

Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks Launch Lunch Menu

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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It’s not enough that you give them money every morning, breakfast staples Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks want you to come back for lunch too. Dunkin’ Donuts has just released a new grilled-chicken flatbread for $3.99 in response to a slew of new hot sandwiches that Starbucks has already began testing in a limited selection of […]