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Starbucks Announces New President to Replace Alstead

2015-01-26 Starbucks Corporation announced it appointed Kevin Johnson as president and chief operating officer.

Starbucks Creates Retail Management Degree for Baristas

2015-01-14 Brand reputation, values-centered leadership, and ethical sourcing are components of a new online Retail Management Degree that Starbucks and Arizona ...

Starbucks COO Alstead Takes Leave from Company

2015-01-08 Starbucks Coffee Company chief operating officer Troy Alstead, a 23-year veteran of the company who also served for many years as the company’s chief ...

Starbucks Adds Flat White to Espresso Lineup

2015-01-06 Starbucks introduced a new core espresso offering with the launch of the Flat White handcrafted espresso beverage, available at participating Starbuck...

Starbucks Expects Record Gift Card Purchases on Dec. 24

2014-12-17 As customers finalize their holiday shopping, Starbucks anticipates record purchases of Starbucks Cards on December 24, citing the trend for customers...

Starbucks Unveils First Roastery and Tasting Room

2014-12-05 Starbucks Coffee Company announced the opening of its first Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, nine blocks...

SBUX Next 5 Years: More Mobile Ordering, Food, Alcohol

2014-12-04 Starbucks Coffee Company chairman, president, and chief executive officer Howard Schultz and other company leaders detailed Starbucks five-year strate...

One Customer to Win Free Starbucks for Life

2014-12-02 With the holiday shopping season in full swing, Starbucks is offering customers the chance to gift themselves the ultimate prize: Starbucks for life.

Starbucks Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

2014-11-21 Starbucks invites customers to shop for Black Friday deals at participating stores in the U.S.

Starbucks Brings Wireless Charging to San Fran Stores

2014-11-19 Starbucks unveiled Powermat wireless charging in approximately 200 of its stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.