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Miracle Noodles

Jonathan Carp and Jeff Smith on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Jonathan Carp, an entrepreneur who has sold millions of packages of his Miracle Noodle – a calorie free, carb free noodle. Also on the show, Jeff Smith, CEO of JS2 Communications, will discuss corporate branding.

03/20/2013

Michael Crooke

Michael Crooke on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with the former CEO of Patagonia, Dr. Michael Crooke, who was recently selected as one of North America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior along with co-honorees Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Mark Parker (Nike), and Howard Schultz (Starbucks).

02/19/2013

Actor Patrick Dempsey

Actor Dempsey: Coffee chain bid appears successful

SEATTLE (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey said it appears his bid to buy a small coffee chain has prevailed in a bankruptcy auction that included Starbucks Corp.

01/04/2013

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Starbucks to open 1st Vietnam cafe

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Starbucks Corp. will open its first Vietnam cafe early next month in Ho Chi Minh City as part of its strategy to expand across Asia, the company said Thursday.

01/03/2013

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Starbucks cups with a political message

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington. Employees are writing “Come Together” on cups for drink orders to send a message to lawmakers about the “fiscal cliff.”

12/26/2012

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Starbucks to offer $450 gift card

NEW YORK (AP) – For the person who has everything? Starbucks is offering a $450 gift card made of stainless steel.

12/05/2012

Last day to register to vote! List of locations here

Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election, and Los Angeles County registrar workers will be staffing registration tables at more than a dozen locations to encourage people […]

10/22/2012

Starbucks testing new baked goods in Bay Area

NEW YORK (AP) – Starbucks Corp. is testing a variety of toasty croissants and baked goods in nine San Francisco stores, with plans to eventually expand distribution nationally. Among the items being tested: a whole […]

10/04/2012

Starbucks to sell single-serve machine

NEW YORK (AP) – Starbucks Corp. is about to turn up the heat on the single-serve coffee market, and someone might get burned. The Seattle-based company says it will start selling its new single-serve brewer […]

09/20/2012

Man swipes cop cruiser, crashes

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man stole a police car in South Los Angeles today, then slammed it into a Starbucks coffee shop, a light pole and a parked car in the Mid-Wilshire area of […]

08/31/2012

Starbucks to stop using 'crushed bug' dye

(AP) – 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 […]

04/19/2012

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