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Pumpkin Latte Will Return to Foodservice Operators

2011-07-27 The countdown is on for the return of Starbucks’ most popular seasonal beverage – Starbucks Pumpkin Latte.

NYC Program to Test Recycling with Quick Serves' Help

2011-07-18 Non-profit organization Global Green USA announced that it is seeking quick-serve restaurants in New York City to participate in a sustainable packagi...

Wake Up and Smell the Starbucks at the JW Marriott

2011-07-12 A new Starbucks kiosk has opened inside the JW Marriott Indianapolis.

POS Gets Smart

2011-06-24 Tomorrow’s payment options may bear little resemblance to those in use today.

Fast Food Closing in on Full Service in Customer Satisfaction

2011-06-21 The quick-service industry is closing the customer satisfaction gap standing between it and the full-service industry, according to a new study.

LIVE: Georgia-Pacific, SBUX Partnership to Drive Recycling

2011-05-21 Leaders from the National Restaurant Association, Georgia-Pacific Professional, and the coffee Goliath Starbucks announced today efforts to improve re...

In Coffee, Who Has Most Loyalty? Not Starbucks

2011-04-14 While there are many millions of coffee drinkers who rely completely on Starbucks to satisfy their coffee urges, more than half of Starbucks’ customer...

Sound the Siren: Starbucks Rolls Out 40th B-Day Changes

2011-03-08 Starbucks announced that it will roll out its new in-store look focusing on the iconic Siren and a simultaneous global launch of handcrafted and artfu...

Report: Keep It Simple, Like Subway

2011-02-26 Subway was the top quick serve in a recent study measuring consumer perceptions of the “simplicity” of various brands.

Starbucks Coming to a Hotel Room Near You

2011-02-15 Starbucks announced that it is entering into an agreement with Courtesy Products, a provider of in-room coffee service to hotels, to provide Starbucks...