Starbucks Launches Voice Ordering Via App, Amazon's AlexaAmazon's Alexa is now able to order up a latte. Starbucks says it's partnering with Amazon's voice platform to offer what it calls "on command" ordering.
Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Refugees Over Next 5 YearsStarbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations.
Starbucks Hopes New Egg Snack Will Boost Food SalesThe new item, called Sous Vide Egg Bites, is a wheat-free egg and cheese mixture about the size of a golf ball, developed for customers who wanted more protein options.
Starbucks Thanking Customers With 10 Days Of Free DrinksStarbucks aims to drum up holiday sales with promises of free espresso drinks this season — as long as you're in the right store. Starting today, select Starbucks stores will host 1,000 Pop Up Cheer Parties over 10 days.
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.