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Sell a Prepaid Card, Help Donate to Charity

2010-03-19 New prepaid card service, Biddees, acts as a "reverse auction" that gives a slice of transactions to the nonprofit of the customer's choice.

Starbucks Names a New VP of Global R&D

2010-03-17 Mary Wagner named to the new position, and will expand the brand with locally relevant products in key markets outside of the U.S.

Starbucks to Save Planet 5 Cents at a Time

2010-03-08 The beverage company pairs with Conservation International to offer new payment method for customers and help protect forests.

Starbucks VIA Going Global

2010-03-05 Company will launch instant coffee product throughout company-operated and licensed locations in the U.K. and Japan.

Dayton International Airport Offers More Food Options

2010-03-02 The Ohio airport now offers Starbucks, Quiznos, 12th Fairway Bar & Grill, and Boston Stoker Gourmet Coffee to its travelers.

The Green Battle: Real Efforts vs. Consumer Perceptions

2010-02-17 Some brands, like Wendy's, are perceived by consumers to be much more green than they actually are, while others, including Starbucks, are more green than consumers think, a new study says.

Starbucks Taking Ready-to-Drink Coffee into Europe

2010-01-22 Agreement with Arla Foods calls for the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of Starbucks-branded premium RTD coffee beverages in Europe.

Starbucks Accepting Haiti Donations at Store Registers

2010-01-18 Starbucks Foundation is also donating $1 million to American Red Cross to help relief efforts in Haiti.

'All You Need Is Love,' Sings Starbucks

2009-12-10 Representatives from 124 countries sing song to celebrate Starbucks' relationship with (RED).

Starbucks Names New President of International Ops

2009-12-01 The move signals the company's new 'aggressive pursuit and development of global business opportunities,' according to the company's CEO.