| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Starbucks will expand its evening alcohol and light bites menu, which includes bacon-wrapped dates and Malbec wine, to thousands of stores, Chief Operating Officer Troy Alstead said in a phone interview.
The rollout, which can help boost sales, will...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Chipotle, the fast casual Mexican food chain, is asking customers to keep guns out of its restaurants after demonstrators brought military assault rifles and other guns into a Chipotle in Texas, according to a company statement.
The incident caused...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The backlash against Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his reportedly racist comments against black people continued Tuesday, with Oprah Winfrey saying the statements reflected a "plantation mentality" and that he should be held accountable.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Oprah Winfrey has her own magazine and television network, and now, the former queen of daytime TV is headed to Starbucks. Winfrey announced a collaboration with the coffee giant to make and sell an Oprah line of Teavana teas at the company's annual...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Coffee purveyor Starbucks Corp. is venturing further into the food business by opening a branch of its La Boulange café chain in Los Angeles.
The restaurant, opening June 12, will cater to both a day and night crowd with sandwiches, build-your-own...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:18 PM
An organization called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is taking credit for Starbucks' headline-making decision to stop allowing guns in its coffeehouses.
"This is a huge win for American moms who fought for this policy change," said Shannon...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Starbucks Corp. said after the market closed Thursday that its first-quarter revenue soared 12% to reach a record $4.2 billion -- but not enough to hit the nearly $4.3 billion that analysts had anticipated.
The Seattle coffee giant beat projections...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:45 AM
In a letter to customers, Starbucks Corp.'s chief executive said he is "respectfully requesting" that customers not bring guns into his stores.
The letter by Howard Schultz comes two days after Aaron Alexis, a Navy contractor, killed 12 people in a...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Walk into Starbucks stores Friday and witness Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s latest effort to shame federal legislators into ending the government shutdown.
The executive, who along with his giant coffee chain has spoken out recently on wide-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
The federal government shutdown has now gone on for more than a week, and Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is none too pleased about it.
In a letter to other business leaders posted late Monday on the company's website, Schultz is...