Stories tagged: Starbucks
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 11:41 a.m.
Starbucks will quit selling the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Gannett papers like USA Today in more than 8,600 U.S. stores in September, citing “changing customer behavior.” Starbucks …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Starbucks executives have met with a suburban Phoenix police department after six officers were asked to leave one of the company’s shops because a customer felt unsafe.
Mon., June 10, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain’s Gatwick Airport reusable cups while waiting for their flights in hopes of cutting down on …
Fri., May 17, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, jolted higher in its U.S. stock market debut Friday.
Sun., April 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Catholic Charities takes heat for its low-barrier housing, but closer examination of Starbucks ‘patrons’ tells different story
Most days, a group of people gathers inside and out at the Starbucks coffee shop at Second and Division – one block from the gateway to the city off Interstate …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 5:24 p.m.
Starbucks is investing in solar farms across Texas as part of an effort to annually save $50 million in utility costs over the next 10 years.
Sun., March 10, 2019
The Watts Project will transform the former Watts Automotive shop, 1312 W. First Ave., into a 6,600-square-foot brewery production facility and tap room called Brick West Brewing.
Sat., March 9, 2019
The building at 1217 N. Hamilton St. will see about $50,000 in interior work to remove walls and build spaces needed for the gaming space.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 11:12 a.m.
Even after facing public criticism over his spotty voting record, Howard Schultz failed to vote in this month’s Seattle school-levy election.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
For Starbucks, former CEO Howard Schultz is a hero – and a headache.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
For a businessman who grew a small coffee roaster into an inescapable global chain, who ensured that even his part-time workers had benefits and who has given about $150,000 to …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
In new book, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s sorry for Sonics move: ‘a public wound I cannot heal’
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Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Improved U.S. holiday sales helped Starbucks Corp. achieve better-than-expected results in its fiscal first quarter.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
News that former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might run for president as an independent isn’t sitting well with the top Democratic official in his home state.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Bad news for creeps: Starbucks has announced that it will soon block access to porn websites via the company’s Wi-Fi network. So pervs have only until the end of 2018 …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
A new Starbucks is coming to Spokane, in a former credit union drive through on the west end of downtown, according to city permit data.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:44 a.m.
Starbucks is notifying about 350 corporate employees Tuesday that they no longer have a job with the Seattle coffee giant, an expected wave of layoffs associated with a reorganization announced …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
Starbucks unveiled a new limited edition Halloween Frappuccino on Thursday. It looks striking, but the flavor is no magic spell.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
The storefronts along Washington’s bustling H Street Northeast are lit up with familiar names and logos: Petco. Whole Foods. CVS. There is also a Starbucks. Or, more specifically, S-T-A-R-B-U-C-K-S spelled …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Starbucks will heavily subsidize up to 10 days a year of backup child care and senior care for its more than 180,000 U.S. employees, the company said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
Girding for continued change in the retail landscape, Starbucks plans job cuts this fall at its Seattle headquarters, including eliminating some top executives, as it reorganizes in a bid to …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Starbucks Corp. is giving delivery another chance in the U.S. After an attempt to test the service with Postmates years ago, the coffee company is now teaming up with UberEats …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
Despite uncertainty about markets, the Washington apple crop is coming off the trees and producers are hopeful that talks with Mexico and Canada can wrap up soon to protect two …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A 1983 trip to Italy gave rise to Schultz’s vision for Starbucks as a purveyor not just of coffee beans and equipment, as it was when he joined the company, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Starbucks Corp. is joining forces with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to begin delivering its drinks and baked goods in China, rolling out an effort to stave off competitors and turn …
Thu., July 19, 2018, 1:12 p.m.
McDonald’s is joining an effort begun this spring by its coffee-focused rival, Starbucks, to produce a recyclable hot beverage cup.
Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year.