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Starbucks Ready to Roll Out French-Baked Goods

2012-07-27 Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, during the company’s third quarter earnings call, told investors the quick serve was now in the process of rolling out F...

Coffee Shops Increasingly Add Wine to Operations

2012-07-23 Espresso beans and grapes are not a prevalent snack combination, but the growing trend toward coffee and wine bars proves they are indeed palatable as...

Starbucks Breaks Ground on Facility in Georgia

2012-07-16 Starbucks Coffee Company today joined civic and elected leaders in Augusta, Georgia, to break ground on its first company-owned manufacturing facility...

Starbucks Adds Refreshers Drinks to Beverage Line

2012-07-10 Starbucks Coffee Company today announced the availability of handcrafted Starbucks Refreshers beverages, a global breakthrough beverage innovation tha...

Starbucks to Acquire La Boulange for $100 Million

2012-06-05 Responding to customer demand for more wholesome and delicious food options, Starbucks Coffee Company announced that it has entered into a definitive ...

Starbucks Announces Leadership Changes

2012-05-19 Starbucks Coffee Company announced several leadership changes to accelerate its innovation and growth.

SODO Kitchen Builds on Starbucks’ Mission

2012-05-07 SODO Kitchen opened its doors last week in Starbucks’ corporate headquarters in Seattle.

Former Defense Secretary Joins Starbucks Board of Directors

2012-05-02 Starbucks Corporation announced today that Robert M. Gates, former U.S.

Starbucks Maintains Major China Growth in Q2

2012-05-01 China’s love affair with Starbucks continues to push comparable same-store sales growth to enviable heights, said Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, du...

Cash in on Tax Day Coffee Refund at Seattle’s Best

2012-04-13 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.