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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »