Starbucks Planning 12,000 New LocationsStarbucks plans to open 12,000 new locations within the next five years, boosting the total number of its coffee shops worldwide by almost 50 percent. The company outlined its growth plans before investors on Wednesday.
Starbucks Customers Create Holiday Cup DesignsInstead of looking to its creative team, Starbucks turned to its customers to design its latest holiday cups. The company asked people to post their designs on Instagram, and 1,200 ideas came in.
Starbucks Rolls Out 'Unity' Cup Ahead Of Election DayOne week before Election Day, Starbucks has unveiled a new cup in the U.S. that it says is meant to be "a symbol of unity."
Starbucks Recalls Steel Straws After Cuts ReportedStarbucks is recalling stainless steel straws that it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering "mouth lacerations" while using them. Starbucks said that children should not use the straws.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Starbucks Secret Menu For Valentine's DayYou can get one of three special frappucinos at any Starbucks but you have to order them by the ingredients, not the name.
SUV Plows Into Starbucks In LewisvilleThree customers inside the Starbucks were injured and taken by Lewisville Fire Department paramedics to area hospitals.