Starbucks To Shutter All Teavana StoresStarbucks is shutting down its struggling Teavana chain. "We felt it was an appropriate time to take the decision and begin shutting down those stores," said CEO Kevin Johnson, noting declining foot traffic at shopping malls.
Coke Zero Getting Makeover In AugustCoke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar. The new name is intended to make clearer that the drink has no calories, and a new recipe is intended to make the drink taste more like regular Coke.
Lady Gaga & Starbucks Team Up For 'Cups Of Kindness'Starbucks has teamed up with music superstar Lady Gaga for a set of brightly colored summer drinks that will raise money for the singer's foundation. The 'Cups of Kindness' campaign begins Tuesday.
Good Times Brewing At Main Street Fest In GrapevineGet ready for fun this weekend in Grapevine as the city celebrates Main Street Fest. There are plenty of attractions for all members of the family including shopping, rides and food!
Starbucks Says 'Unicorn' Proves Its Digital SavvyStarbucks is pointing to the 'Unicorn Frappuccino' as an example of its digital savvy, and its ability to ride out of a slump. Though the online chatter about the drink wasn't entirely positive, it drove traffic into stores.
Starbucks Barista Rants About 'Unicorn Frappuccino'Starbucks has introduced a sweet and sour drink called the Unicorn Frappuccino, but one of the company's baristas has taken to social media hoping to make orders for the buzzed about item disappear.
Starbucks Introduces 'Unicorn' Color-Changing DrinkThe new 'Unicorn Frappuccino' at Starbucks starts out purple with a sweet and fruity taste. It changes to pink and tart after being stirred. It will only be available from April 19 to April 23.
Pepsi Pulling Widely Mocked Kendall Jenner AdPepsi is pulling an ad that has been criticized for appearing to trivialize social justice causes. "Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding," the company said. "Clearly we missed the mark."
Kendall Jenner's Pepsi Ad Prompts Online BacklashModel and Kardashian clan member Kendall Jenner's turn as a Pepsi-wielding protester has some on social media decrying the imagery as appropriation of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Starbucks CEO Stands By Pledge To Hire RefugeesStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to hire refugees and expanding on goals to hire veterans and at-risk youth.
After 35 Years, Starbucks Ready To Enter ItalyHoward Schultz's vision for Starbucks was largely inspired by the coffee bars that he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. Now, the CEO is ready to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world.
Coca-Cola Pitches Pairings From Ramen To LobsterWhat beverage goes best with anything from lobster to ramen? Coca-Cola wants you to think of soda. The company is trying to sell more of its flagship beverage by suggesting that the cola can accompany a wide range of meals.