Starbucks

The coffee company's new VIA Ready Brew could earn back customers lost in the recession.
Company CFO says he expects to have an operating cash flow of $1 billion in fiscal 2009.
Starbucks will offer its Iced Brewed Coffee for only $1.95 for a limited time.
The money is meant to help young people identify and address local needs in their regions.
The initiative is aimed at helping small-scale coffee farmers and unifying the fair trade audit system.
Starbucks VIA Ready Brew debuted this week in London stores.
Thanks to a partnership with Unilever, the iconic white Starbucks cup is coming to a freezer aisle near you.
"Our customers like the changes we've been making," says Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
The convenience-store chain is expanding its coffee offerings and looking to give the national coffeehouses a run for their money.
CEO Jim Skinner says Starbucks isn't eating into the company's market share, but how long will it stay that way?
The 10 percent post-consumer recycled fiber cups give foodservice operators a new eco-friendly option.
Even amid economic woes, Starbucks is investing in a good conscience.
A leading industry expert outlines how Starbucks has made the industry better and why brands should want that to continue.
CEO Howard Schultz tries to right the failing coffee quick-serve by closing restaurants, laying off employees, and scaling back expansion plans.
A new sports drink isn't taking it easy.
Top-selling energy drink from Starbucks rolls out new innovation.
The Cinnamon Dulce Doubleshot could help Starbucks further dominate in the ready-to-drink energy coffee category.
Chain is promoting its new tea line as 'the perfect 15-minute break'.
The chain will raise money to invest in AIDS programs in Africa.
A look at the most-recent financial reports from the top quick-serve brands.