Palatial Starbucks Opens In Italy, Home Of EspressoDecades ago, Milan's coffee bars inspired the chain's vision. Now Starbucks is hoping clients will visit its new store there.
IBM Wants To Make Coffee-Delivering Drones That Monitor You At WorkIBM has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for their idea of a camera-equipped drone that hovers over you, watching your pupil dilation and facial expressions to judge if you need more coffee.
Starbucks To Open First US 'Signing Store' Geared Toward Deaf CommunityStarbucks announced Thursday that they will open its first American "Signing Store," in Washington D.C. this fall, which will be designed with the deaf community in mind.
Starbucks Employee Fired After Mocking Customer With StutterStarbucks said that an employee in Philadelphia has been fired after reportedly mocking a customer with a stutter. The company said that the behavior was not appropriate.
Advisors Say Starbucks Must Do More To End Racial BiasStarbucks needs to do much more to eliminate racial bias from its stores, according to a report that urges the company to conduct civil rights and consumer profiling audits.
Starbucks To Accelerate U.S. Store Closings Next YearStarbucks said that it will accelerate its store closings in the U.S. next year as it tries to boost sluggish sales. The company will close 150 underperforming stores in heavily penetrated markets.
Starbucks Raising Price Of Brewed Coffee In Most U.S. StoresIt doesn't matter if you get the tall, grande, or venti -- your Starbucks habit just got a little more expensive.
Experts Say Starbucks Training Is First Step In Facing BiasStarbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next step that the company is taking to restore its tarnished image.
65,000 Coffee Bean Cans Recalled For Lids That Can "Detach Suddenly"Coffee producer Illy has recalled 65,000 cans of their whole coffee beans after finding that the lids could burst off and injure customers.
Nestle Takes Over Sales Of Starbucks In Grocery AislesNestle is paying more than $7 billion to handle retail sales of Starbucks's coffee and tea outside of its coffee shops.
Judge Rules California Coffee Must Have Cancer WarningScientists haven't rendered a verdict on whether coffee is good or bad for you but a California judge has. He says coffee sellers in the state should have to post cancer warnings.
Starbucks Commits $10 Million To Develop Greener Coffee CupsStarbucks is making a $10 million commitment to develop a greener coffee cup that is fully recyclable and compostable. The goal is to give cups a second life and keep them from landfills.