| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Even as Twitter prepares for a hotly anticipated initial public offering, its co-founder Jack Dorsey already is about to debut a second act.
His start-up Square, one of the fastest-growing young companies by revenue and one of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Revolution When a Texas Ranger (Jim...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Starbucks has announced a new policy asking gun owners to "no longer bring firearms into our stores or outdoor seating areas," a position that immediately began kicking up controversy for the coffee giant.
The new policy is, in effect, a soft ban as...