Starbucks Increasing Employee Base Pay In OctoberStarbucks is boosting the base pay of all employees and store managers at American company-run stores by 5 percent or more on October 3. The amount of the raise will be determined by geographic and market factors.
If Coffee Commercials Were HonestEvery morning, millions of people get a jolt from a steamy cup of coffee. But what if you knew more about what you're drinking in that cup? What if coffee commercials had to be honest?
Suit Accusing Starbucks Of Under-Filling Lattes Can ProceedA federal judge is allowing the bulk of a lawsuit accusing Starbucks of systematically under-filling lattes to move forward.
Top 5 Tips For A Successful Garage SaleWhether you're trying to earn a few bucks, get ride your old stuff, or both; a garage sale can do the trick as long as you know the tricks.
Customer Files $5M Starbucks Lawsuit, Says Too Much Ice In DrinksA class action lawsuit against Starbucks (SBUX) claims the coffee giant rips customers off with the amount of ice it gives out in its chilled drinks, according to multiple reports.
5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasWhat are your plans for Mother's Day this year? Show your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket. Here are five sample baskets to help spark your creativity.
Starbucks Expresses Confidence In Rewards OverhaulStarbucks expressed confidence that an overhaul of its rewards program will drive up sales over the long term, but warned the transition could be bumpy.
Boutique Coffee Shops Jolt Chains To Step Up SophisticationThe coffee obsession has reached a new peak: You can now know the altitude at which the beans used for your morning cup of java were grown. Spurred by the popularity of boutique coffee purveyors, Starbucks and other chains are taking steps to appeal to the growing ranks of coffee aficionados.
Starbucks Changing Loyalty Rewards ProgramStarbucks is changing the terms of its loyalty rewards program so that people who get just a regular cup of coffee will have to spend significantly more money to earn a freebie.
Keurig To Be Sold For Almost $14 BillionKeurig, the maker of single-cup coffee machines, said Monday that it has agreed to be sold to private equity firm JAB Holding Co. for almost $14 billion. Keurig has been dealing with slowing sales of its machines and its K-cups.
Starbucks Offers Modest 'Mini' FrappuccinoIf a small Frappuccino seems like too much of an indulgence, Starbucks is now selling a more petite version of the sugary coffee drink. The mini Frappuccino debuts on Monday.
Starbucks Stops "Race Together" CupsStarbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on cups, ending a visible component of the company's diversity and racial inequality campaign that had sparked widespread criticism in the week since it took effect.