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  • Starbucks handcrafted soda

    June 23, 2014 7:19 PM

    SEATTLE- Beginning tomorrow, most customers at Starbucks can try something new. The company is adding caffeine-free soda to the menu, made right in front of customers. It'll come in three different flavors and is called Fizzio. Customers can customize the drink by choosing how much fizz they... more »
  • Starbucks to open college program for baristas Play Video

    June 16, 2014 5:45 AM

    NEW YORK - Starbucks is announcing a new program to help its baristas earn an online degree. The company is partnering with Arizona State University to make the program available to 135,000 U.S. employees who work at least 20 hours a week. They will be able to choose from a... more »
  • Woman served "666" coffee speaks out

    April 1, 2014 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Starbucks apologized to a Livingston Parish teacher who complained that a Baton Rouge barista drew what looked like a pentagram and the numbers "666" in the foam on her coffee. No, it's not an April Fool's joke. The teacher, Megan Pinion, posted the photo to... more »
  • Starbucks loses to Charbucks

    November 18, 2013 7:52 PM

    MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE- The maker of a coffee blend in New Hampshire it calls "Charbucks" won in trademark infringement case filed by Starbucks. Black Bear Micro Roastery was sued in 2001 by Starbucks which alleged the use of the name "Charbucks" infringed and tarnished its famous trademarks. A... more »
  • McDreamy actor has competition for coffee

    January 3, 2013 7:50 PM

    Actor Patrick Dempsey has competition to buy a small coffee chain in Seattle. Dempsey gained the nickname "McDreamy" on the TV show "Grey's Anatomy" and probably never expected his bid for Tully's Coffee to get so steamy. Starbucks confirmed it's involved in a bankruptcy auction for Tully's. Baristas Coffee, which... more »
  • Starbucks, actor Dempsey compete for coffee chain

    January 3, 2013 2:09 PM

    NEW YORK- The competition to buy a small coffee chain is getting steamy, with Starbucks and actor Patrick Dempsey among those vying to become its new owners. Starbucks Corp. confirmed that it is participating in a bankruptcy auction Thursday to buy Tully's Coffee, which has 47 company-owned locations in Washington... more »
  • Starbucks to open another 1,500 cafes in the US

    December 5, 2012 7:21 AM

    NEW YORK - Another Starbucks may soon pop up around the corner, with the world's biggest coffee company planning to add at least 1,500 cafes in the U.S. over the next five years. The plan would boost the number of Starbucks cafes in the country by about 13 percent.... more »
  • SC funeral home to offer Starbucks coffee

    July 12, 2012 12:27 PM

    EASLEY, S.C. - A funeral home in northwestern South Carolina will be offering what it calls the Starbucks experience to those needing comfort, or just a cup of coffee. Robinson Funeral Home in Easley is building a coffee shop attached to the funeral home. The Coffee Corner will feature Starbucks... more »
  • Starbucks to stop using crushed bug dye

    April 19, 2012 2:35 PM

    NEW YORK - Starbucks Corp. says it will stop using a red dye in its drinks that is derived from crushed bugs. The Seattle-based coffee chain said in a blog post on its website that it made the decision to reformulate its drinks after feedback from consumers prompted a "thorough"... more »
  • Starbucks Price Increase

    January 3, 2012 7:36 PM

    Starbucks is raising prices in the South and Northeast due to increasing competition and the rising cost of ingredients. The hike is about 1 percent in most Southern states, and the region that includes New York and Washington, D.C. It means the price for a "tall" will go up 10... more »
  • New Brew at One Starbucks

    October 18, 2010 7:22 PM

    One Starbucks in Seattle offers a new brew, beer and wine. Its the first in the chain to offer alcohol and was just renovated and reopened Monday. The beer and wine go on sale after 4 p.m. with the idea to offer drinks and a wider variety of food that... more »

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