| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Starbucks is charging into one of the most controversial issues facing the nation -- guns. And the backlash and boycott talk has already begun.
Forget for just a moment whether you agree or disagree with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's decision to...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:27 AM
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday it will offer health insurance benefits to domestic partners of its U.S. employees starting next year, following the lead of other major companies.
The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Starbucks Corp., already on a tear buying tea, juice and bakery companies, just snapped up its first coffee farm and is planning to double the number of people signed up for its loyalty programs.
The company is expanding its roughly 3-year-old My...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Americans still need their Starbucks fix even in the weak economy.
The Seattle-based coffee chain said Thursday its profit rose 13 percent in the latest quarter in line with Wall Street expectations. Results were boosted by a 6 percent increase in...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:26 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington.
The world's biggest coffee chain is asking employees at cafes in the Washington D.C. area to scribble the words "Come Together" on cups for drink...
| May 21, 2013
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show (or as convention-goers say, "No, not that NRA ...") is the yearly confab of food and hospitality professionals at McCormick Place that began Saturday and ends Tuesday. As national...
| May 7, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Groupon Inc.is more than “a glorified mailing list,” wrote Chief Executive Andrew D. Mason in a glowing, ambitious letter to shareholders on Monday. What’s currently known as a daily deals company is going to “profoundly change the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Starbucks boycott: Gun advocates rally to defend Starbucks against a boycott called by the National Gun Victims Action Council. Their "buycott" supports the company's policy of following state gun laws....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., will be guests on NBC's "Meet the Press." The program airs at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The panel will be Republican strategist Ed Gillespie, Al Hunt of Bloomberg News, Helene Cooper of The New...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:11 AM
For one day only, Google Offers and Starbucks are teaming up to offer half-off gift cards to the Seattle-based coffee chain.
On Wednesday, $10 Starbucks gift cards can be purchased through Google Offers for only $5. The offer will support the Create Jobs...