Stories tagged: starbucks
UPDATED: Thu., March 26, 2020
In an effort to help first responders and health care workers who are on the frontlines with COVID-19, Starbucks is offering free brewed coffee – hot or iced – from …
Sun., March 15, 2020
Starbucks says it’s moving to a to-go model for all its stores in the U.S. and Canada for at least two weeks over concern about the new coronavirus.
Thu., March 12, 2020
Some Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada may become drive-thru only while others could limit the number of people allowed inside, the company said, one day after the World …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Starbucks is closing one of its South Hill stores later this month.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
It was a happy holiday at Starbucks, but the company’s sales momentum could start to slow due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Adding whipped cream to millions of Starbucks Corp. drinks emits 50 times as much greenhouse gas as the company’s private jet. Overall, dairy products are the biggest source of carbon …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
The Seattle-based company plans to open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S. That will bring to 100 the total number of community …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Starbucks violated New York City’s paid sick leave law by making ailing workers find substitutes or face possible discipline or even firing, officials said Thursday in announcing a settlement with …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
A European Union court ruled Tuesday that a tax deal between the Dutch government and Starbucks did not amount to illegal state support, as claimed by regulators, delivering a blow …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
A small Alaska apparel company is clashing with Starbucks over a trademark term the Seattle-based coffee giant says is too closely linked to its own branding.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Starbucks shares tumbled Wednesday after the company lowered its 2020 earnings forecast.
Thu., July 25, 2019
Starbucks Corp. served up an extra frothy third quarter, zooming past Wall Street’s forecasts thanks to new drinks and growing loyalty.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019
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
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
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
Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, jolted higher in its U.S. stock market debut Friday.
Sun., April 21, 2019
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
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
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
For Starbucks, former CEO Howard Schultz is a hero – and a headache.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
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
In new book, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s sorry for Sonics move: ‘a public wound I cannot heal’
As he considers
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Improved U.S. holiday sales helped Starbucks Corp. achieve better-than-expected results in its fiscal first quarter.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
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
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
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
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.