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Responding to customer demand for more wholesome and delicious food options, Starbucks Coffee Company announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire San Francisco–based Bay Bread LLC and its La Boulange...

June 2012

Tapas continue to grow in popularity, as do sliders and other little burgers. Even antipasto has found a place in the small-dish arsenal within American restaurants.

So why not the same for the end of the meal?

Bite-size desserts have been predicted as a food trend for years, but...

Starbucks Coffee Company announced several leadership changes to accelerate its innovation and growth. The company announced the following leadership moves as it further strengthens its three-region operating model:

May 2012

A half-century ago, there seemed to be considerable truth in the phrase, “As General Motors goes, so does the nation.” That sentiment reflected the general idea that the auto industry, and the manufacturing related to it, was a key sign of America’s economic health.

SODO Kitchen opened its doors last week in Starbucks’ corporate headquarters in Seattle. The cafeteria-style eatery is open to the public and brings with it a commitment to sustainability and local produce.

Bon Appetit Management Company operates SODO, which stands for South of...

Starbucks Corporation announced today that Robert M. Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and current chancellor of the College of William & Mary, was elected to the Starbucks board of directors.

He will serve on the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee....

China’s love affair with Starbucks continues to push comparable same-store sales growth to enviable heights, said Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, during the company’s second-quarter earnings call.

The quarter marked the seventh consecutive one in which Starbucks’...

As the deadline for filing taxes is quickly approaching, here’s a last minute tip: don’t forget to cash in on the Great American Coffee Refund.

During the final push to Tax Day, Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Corporation, is offering a perk–free...

An independent panel of judges has selected the finalists for the National Restaurant Association’s inaugural Operator Innovations Awards. Three finalists in each of five categories–Sustainability,...

A new study found that American consumers who drink coffee at home rarely venture out to coffee shops or quick serves for their coffee. They are, however, willing to bring the big coffee brands into their homes.

The QSRdna study from CustomersDNA, a marketing and research...

Starbucks Coffee Company has been rated No. 1 in a study of the most socially engaged companies, which was released today by advertising research firm PhaseOne.

In addition to Starbucks, the study's most socially engaged brands across three distinct engagement metrics are Audi,...

The tenant roster at Columbus Square continues to take shape as three major retail tenants became the latest additions to the sprawling mixed-use development project that has brought unprecedented new life to the Upper West Side and turned Columbus Avenue from 97th to 100th Streets into one of...

Four months after acquiring Evolution Fresh, Inc., Starbucks Coffee Company today announced the opening of the first Evolution Fresh store and the transformation of the brand’s look and feel to better reflect the pure, natural ingredients in each beverage and its strategic expansion and...

Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX - News) promoted two senior...

Starbucks Coffee Company offers a wide variety of handcrafted espresso beverages that customers can personalize, hot or iced, anytime of the day that is uniquely their own. There are more than 170,000 ways baristas can customize beverages at Starbucks, from a variety of fresh dairy selections to...

Rear Admiral William D. French recently presented the Meritorious Civilian Service Award to Steve Hammel, Dining Services program manager, U.S. Navy, Southwest Region. The award recognizes meritorious service in performance of duty.

“Mr. Hammel’s dynamic leadership and...

As part of its ongoing efforts to help elevate the coffee industry in China’s Yunnan Province, Starbucks Coffee Company announced that it has signed an agreement to form a joint-venture company with Ai Ni Group, an established coffee operator and agricultural company in Yunnan.

Starbucks executives announced during the brand’s first-quarter earnings call that the company increased its net revenues to a record $3.4 billion during the quarter.

Further, global comparable store sales were up 9 percent.

Howard Schultz, CEO of the global coffee quick...

Responding to customer feedback for more options to relax in its stores in the evenings, Starbucks Coffee Company today announced plans to bring wine, beer, and premium food offerings to a handful of locations in Atlanta and Southern California by the end of this year.

These stores, along...

After 40 years of staking its reputation on dark and medium coffee roasts, Starbucks began offering a light roast on January 10.

The Seattle-based coffee giant launched its new Blonde roast across the country in what some believe is a response to the growth of coffee competitors like...