| 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
| 6:31 PM
With the nation still reeling from another mass shooting, Starbucks has made it clear that customers should enjoy their beverages unarmed.
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has issued a public letter "respectfully requesting" customers to...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
La cadena de cafeterías Starbucks Corp pidió a sus clientes en Estados Unidos que dejen sus armas en casa, tras verse involucrada en un debate con un tono cada vez más elevado sobre el derecho a la tenencia de armas en el país luego de múltiples...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants the government to play nice (and he isn't adverse to a little good PR, either).
On Tuesday, Schultz announced that anyone who paid for another customer's favorite drink Wednesday through Friday, the good citizen...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:52 PM
President Obama hasn’t been able to do it. Republicans and Democrats have failed too. But Starbucks thinks it can put an end to the government shutdown by asking coffee- (and tea-) drinking Americans to sign a petition calling for an end to the...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Coffee giant Starbucks has now ventured into India, the land of chai teas and lassi yogurt drinks.
A luxurious new store opened Friday in the Elphinstone Building in one of Mumbai’s most well-heeled neighborhoods – there’s a Hermes...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:33 PM
You know that joke in which a visitor declares a city to be a ghost town because there’s only one Starbucks store on every street? Turns out there’s plenty of truth in the gag.
Pumped up on strong sales, Starbucks said in its fourth quarter...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Starbucks Coffee Co. will buy Teavana Holdings Inc. for $620 million in cash as the coffee giant powers deeper into the tea market.
The $15.50-a-share price is lower than the $17 a share at which Teavana was priced for its public debut last July. The...
| Oct 4, 2012
SAN DIEGO - When Gieselle Gaines walked into work at Starbucks in Liberty Station last month, she had no idea her actions would catapult her career.
Avid blogger Deirdre Maloney was enjoying a coffee while sitting at a table in Starbucks on Truxton...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Do you think it's outrageous how much Starbucks charges for a cup of coffee?
Well, it's hard to put a price on charity, and that's what Starbucks Coffee Company is doing right here in Houston.
CEO Howard Schultz said, "I think what we've learned over...