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By Annie Waldman On Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Starbucks to Offer Beer and Wine at Select Atlanta and Southern California Stores

Happy hour at Starbucks anyone? In response to customer feedback for more options to relax in its stores in the evenings, Starbucks announced Monday that it plans to offer wine, beer and premium food to a handful More...

By Annie Waldman On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Starbucks Expands and Sends 5,000 Jobs to the UK

Starbucks plans to build 200 drive-thru coffee bars in the UK as part of a bold five-year expansion plan. All in all, this will mean 5,000 new jobs for the UK. The US coffee giant already has around 800 UK coffee More...

By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

New York Starbucks Baristas Refuse to Serve as Janitors and Lock Restrooms

Enough is enough! Starbucks baristas are sick and tired of customers and non-customers leaving restrooms messy or even worse. Baristas at some Starbucks, including the 45th Street location near Avenue of the Americas More...

By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Starbucks Raises Prices on Coffee Drinks

Starbucks, the world’s largest coffee chain, raised prices on coffee beverages in certain U.S. markets to help recoup higher commodity and rent costs, reports Bloomberg. “We regularly review pricing and make More...

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By Annie Waldman On Monday, November 14th, 2011

Starbucks Drops Bean Surcharge After Consumer-Protection Agency Fine

Unbeknownst to most, Starbucks Corp. has been adding a surcharge for bags of coffee beans that weigh less than a pound nationwide. The corporation refrained from adding the surcharge after the Massachusetts consumer-protection More...

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By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Starbucks to Add Blonde Roast

Starbucks will be adding a blonde roast to their java collection in an effort to reach out to customers who favor milder coffee. The new addition is set to launch nationally in January, reports the Chicago Tribune. Starbucks More...

By Aston Waldman On Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Spend on guilty pleasures wisely

I recently did a slow carb diet designed by Tim Ferris, author of “The Four Hour Body”. It’s an interesting approach that works. However, if you were a robot and followed any diet to the letter it would work. The More...

By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Are You Ready for National Boss Day?

You have two options here – you can completely ignore it, or use the opportunity to suck-up. In case you’re unfamiliar with the holiday – I’m talking about National Boss’ Day which falls on Monday More...

By Annie Waldman On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Starbucks Barista Fired for Ranting About Customers in YouTube Video

YouTube’s latest one hit wonder, Christopher Cristwell, 25, made his national debut after posting a video of himself on YouTube singing and ranting about his job at the Chowchilla Starbucks. In the video, he is More...

By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Starbucks CEO Leads in Boycott against Washington Gridlock and Urges Companies to Hire

Starbucks founder and CEO Howard Schultz has personally solicited pledges from 100 top U.S. executives to boycott campaign contributions to the President and all members of Congress until they reach a “fair, bipartisan More...

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