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Starbucks Set to Honor World AIDS Day

2009-11-30 On December 1, five cents will be donated for every beverage sold at participating locations to help fight AIDS.

Starbucks Spreading the 'Love,' Changing Things (RED)

2009-11-18 For limited time, coffee chain is donating $1 to Global Fund whenever customers spend $15.

More Starbucks Options for Hot Beverage System

2009-11-16 TASSIMO teams with Starbucks to introduce Starbucks Latte Primo and Starbucks Cappuccino Primo options for beverage system.

Starbucks Announces Green Plans

2009-11-12 Coffee company entering LEED Volume Certification pilot program, partnering with GE for LED lights.

Starbucks Shifts Loyalty Program

2009-11-02 Consolidates Starbucks Card Rewards and Starbucks Gold card into My Starbucks Rewards.

Starbucks Appoints New Head of Human Resources

2009-10-29 Kalen Holmes hired as executive vice president of partner resources.

Starbucks, Former Exec Agree to Settlement

2009-10-26 Coffee company had filed a lawsuit against Paul Twohig, who had left Starbucks for Dunkin' Donuts.

Starbucks' VIA Goes Decaf

2009-10-12 Decaf version of instant-coffee product will be available November 17.

Starbucks Set to Launch VIA

2009-09-29 Instant-coffee product to launch at all U.S. locations tomorrow.

Starbucks Takes Back All French Stores

2009-09-01 All Starbucks locations in France will now be company-owned. The company has been in the country since 2004.