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.
Gatorade Is Going Sugarless For The First Time In HistoryGatorade is ditching sugar. Gatorade Zero, a thirst quencher without sugar or carbs, hit stores around the country this week. It comes in orange, lemon lime and glacier cherry.
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.
McDonald's To Switch To Paper Straws In U.K., IrelandMcDonald's said Friday it will test an alternative to plastic straws in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year.
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.
Special Cows Could Solve Your Milk Indigestion ProblemsA2 milk is produced by a subset of cows that produce milk that is lacking a protein which, backers explained, is associated with milk's dyspeptic tendencies.
Heineken Pulls 'Lighter Is Better' Ads After Racism ComplaintsHeineken has removed a commercial for its light beer after some complaints that it was racist, including a tweet from hip-hop star Chance the Rapper.
Coca-Cola May Get Boozy With Bubbly Alcoholic Drink In JapanCoca-Cola said that it is experimenting with a canned beverage in Japan that would be a mix of sparkling water and an alcoholic drink. The company declined to say when the drink may launch.
News Now: Ugly Weather & National Margarita DayIt's another morning of ice, rain and treacherous roads across North Texas. But if you need to cheer up, it's also National Margarita Day!
News Now: Beverage Company Merger & Feral Cat ControversyWe're taking a look at the merger of Dr Pepper Snapple and Keurig Green Mountain. Also, some residents in North Richland Hills have been overrun with feral cats. See how it's dividing neighbors.
Dr Pepper Snapple & Keurig Green Mountain Announce Plan To MergeDr Pepper Snapple Group and Keurig Green Mountain announced Monday morning that they will become a single company with annual sales of about $11 billion.