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Starbucks Charts the Course for Future Success

2010-12-02 Starbucks detailed strategies for its next phase of growth at the company’s biennial Investor Conference.

Starbucks Joins the Canlis Birthday Game in Seattle

2010-11-02 Most birthday celebrations do not last 50 days or invoke a city-wide chase.

Starbucks Makes a Deal with Magic Johnson

2010-10-21

Company acquires Magic Johnson Enterprises’ remaining 50 percent interest in Urban Coffee Opportunities (UCO), a partnership formed 12 years ago to build Starbucks stores in underserved neighborhoods. ...

Starbucks Wants You to "Give a Gift" via Facebook

2010-10-16 The app allows users to put money on their friends' Starbucks cards, making for a pleasant surprise.

Starbucks to Raise Some Prices, Lower Some Prices

2010-09-23 Due to increases in the price of green arabica coffee, coffee giant will lower the price of some of its most popular beverages but raise prices of labor-intensive and larger-sized beverages.

Starbucks VIA Now Has More Options

2010-08-31 Instant coffee product will now be sold in Vanilla, Mocha, Caramel, and Cinnamon Spice flavors.

Wendy's, In-N-Out Win Big in Zagat Survey

2010-08-16 Wendy's takes Top Food crown among chains with more than 5,000 units, while In-N-Out is tops in the less-than-5,000 category.

Culture, Technology Merge in Starbucks Network

2010-08-12 Company announces partnerships with Rodale, Nick Jr. Boost, and DonorsChoose.org in its Starbucks Digital Network, slated to launch in the fall.

Sales of Starbucks VIA Cross $100 Million

2010-08-03 Ready Brew product crosses $100 million in global sales just 10 months after its debut.

Some Winners, Some Losers in Satisfaction Survey

2010-07-11

Nine of 10 brands studied by American Customer Satisfaction Index show an increase in satisfaction between 2009 and 2010. ...