industry headlines

Starbucks Donates $842,000 to Nonprofits

2009-04-22 The money is meant to help young people identify and address local needs in their regions.

Starbucks Launches Farmer Loan Program

2009-04-17 The initiative is aimed at helping small-scale coffee farmers and unifying the fair trade audit system.

Starbucks Sees Instant (Coffee) Success in the U.K.

2009-03-28 Starbucks VIA Ready Brew debuted this week in London stores.

Starbucks Unveils New Retail Ice Cream Line

2009-03-24 Thanks to a partnership with Unilever, the iconic white Starbucks cup is coming to a freezer aisle near you.

Starbucks Outlines Revenue Growth and Investment Strategies

2009-03-19 "Our customers like the changes we've been making," says Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.

7-Eleven Takes on Caribou & Starbucks

2009-02-25 The convenience-store chain is expanding its coffee offerings and looking to give the national coffeehouses a run for their money.

McDonald's Not Scared of Starbucks at Breakfast

2009-02-23 CEO Jim Skinner says Starbucks isn't eating into the company's market share, but how long will it stay that way?...

Seattle's Best Launches Recycled Content Hot Cups

2009-02-19 The 10 percent post-consumer recycled fiber cups give foodservice operators a new eco-friendly option.

Starbucks Opens LEED-Certified Plant in South Carolina

2009-02-19 Even amid economic woes, Starbucks is investing in a good conscience.

Why You Win if Starbucks Survives

2009-02-11 A leading industry expert outlines how Starbucks has made the industry better and why brands should want that to continue.