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  • Starbucks City Clean Up

    Starbucks City Clean Up
    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...
  • Starbucks opens first store in tea-centric India

    Starbucks opens first store in tea-centric India
    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...
  • Starbucks to open 1,300 new stores in 2013

    Starbucks to open 1,300 new stores in 2013
    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...
  • Starbucks adds artisan pastries with La Boulange bakery purchase

    Starbucks Coffee Co. is planning to add artisan breads and pastries to its menu, spending $100 million in cash to buy Bay Area bakery brand La Boulange. Acquiescing to customer demand for “more wholesome and delicious food options,” the...
  • Starbucks buying San Francisco area bakery for $100 million, will add artisan pastries

    Starbucks buying San Francisco area bakery for $100 million, will add artisan pastries
    Starbucks Coffee Co. is planning to add artisan breads and pastries to its menu, spending $100 million in cash to buy Bay Area bakery brand La Boulange. Acquiescing to customer demand for “more wholesome and delicious food options,” the...
  • Starbucks introduces new products to boost U.S. job creation effort

    Starbucks introduces new products to boost U.S. job creation effort
    Starbucks Corp. has a new line of merchandise that, in line with the conscientious capitalism efforts at several major companies, it said will be used to help support American jobs. The coffee giant will sell a limited-edition mug, tumbler and bag of...
  • Starbucks shares down sharply

    Starbucks shares down sharply
    Starbucksshares were sharply lower Friday in premarket trading after the coffee giant lowered its outlook and reported earnings that fell short of Wall Street's expectations. The Seattle-based mega-chain said Thursday that it earned 43 cents per share...
  • Square's Starbucks vision: Magical cash-free payments

    Square's Starbucks vision: Magical cash-free payments
    Two years ago, I met SquareCEO Jack Dorsey at Third Rail, one of his favorite coffee shops in downtown New York. He held up a small plastic square and told me that the future of payments was in this tiny device. The entire industry was about to change,...
  • Starbucks buys first farm, plans to double loyalty card members

    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...
  • Starbucks profit climbs as US cafes thrive

    Starbucks profit climbs as US cafes thrive
    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...
  • Starbucks cups to come with a political message

    Starbucks cups to come with a political message
    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...
  • Starbucks pushes hard into tea with $620-million Teavana buy

    Starbucks pushes hard into tea with $620-million Teavana buy
    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...