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Starbucks says LA ‘Dumb Starbucks’ store not OK

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says it’s trying to contact the people responsible for a “Dumb Starbucks” store that set up shop in Los Angeles this weekend. A Feb. 7 tweet under the handle @dumbstarbucks […]

02/10/2014

Starbucks coffee drinks  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Brewery responds to Starbucks letter with $6 check

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A small Missouri brewery has responded to a cease and desist letter from Starbucks by sending the coffee chain a check to cover what it calls the profit from use of […]

12/31/2013

Small coffee producer prevails over Starbucks

TUFTONBORO, N.H. (AP) — A small New Hampshire coffee producer that operates out of a barn has prevailed in a trademark infringement case brought by Starbucks over a blend called “Charbucks.” “We’re just a mom-and-pop […]

11/18/2013

Coffee at a McDonald's restaurant. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

McDonald’s eyes bigger share of coffee market

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s wants to be a bigger player in the global coffee business. The world’s biggest hamburger chain on Thursday highlighted beverages as one of its key growth opportunities at a daylong […]

11/14/2013

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Starbucks to open ‘tea bar’ in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is trying to make tea trendy, with plans to open its first “tea bar” in New York City. The Seattle-based company says Teavana Fine Teas + Teavana Tea Bar will […]

10/23/2013

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks asks customers to sign petition

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, better known for its piping hot coffee, is throwing itself in the middle of yet another heated national debate. The world’s biggest coffee chain said Thursday that it will ask […]

10/10/2013

A Starbucks drink waits for a customer to pick it up as barista Josh Barrow prepares another, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks gives free coffee to customers who buy coffee for another

(AP) – Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he’s giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it. From Wednesday to […]

10/10/2013

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Starbucks pick-up turns into viral Instagram video

It’s not uncommon for someone to pick up another person in line at Starbucks. If we’re being honest, who hasn’t felt especially generous or swoon-able while anticipating a warm pumpkin spice latte? A man at […]

10/09/2013

Starbucks' corporate headquarters in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Starbucks’ progressive ways draw fire on guns

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun […]

09/18/2013

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Starbucks to partner with Google to upgrade Wi-Fi

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it’s reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service. Financial terms were not disclosed. Starting in August, new U.S. […]

07/31/2013

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