Starbucks Roastery
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February 27, 2019 - 8:48 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) — Starbucks is about to open its biggest Roastery in the world in Tokyo. Roasteries — large, lavish Starbucks stores that feature specialty coffees and teas, on-premise roasters and massive coffee casks where freshly roasted beans are held — are a way...
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This Saturday, March 24, 2018, file photo, shows a sign at a Starbucks in the U.S.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
January 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
By The Associated Press Starbucks is expanding its delivery service and aims to offer it at nearly one-fourth of its U.S. company-operated coffee shops. The company said it is launching the service Tuesday in San Francisco and will expand to some stores in New York, Boston, Washington, Chicago and...
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Howard Schultz
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January 21, 2019 - 10:05 am
By Eli Watkins, Maeve Reston, Cristina Alesci and Poppy Harlow (CNN) — Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, is exploring running for president as an independent candidate, two people familiar with his thinking told CNN. A person close to Schultz's advisers said they "are exploring a...
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A needle disposal unit In Starbucks at 18th and Spruce streets.
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Pat Loeb
January 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starbucks has been putting needle disposal boxes in some of its restrooms, including some in Philadelphia, and it's part of a growing trend. Amari says he never paid attention to the needle disposal unit in his favorite Starbucks, at 18th and Spruce streets, when it...
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Joshua Trujillo/Starbucks
December 14, 2018 - 6:38 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) — Nitro is coming to a Starbucks near you. Every company-operated U.S. Starbucks location will offer the nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee, which comes out of a tap, by the end of next year to meet customer demand, the company said on Thursday. The...
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Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plastic straws aren't the only things being banned from Starbucks stores. The coffee giant says it will install a way to block customers from watching porn on its public Wi-Fi network next year across the U.S. While watching pornography is banned at Starbucks stores,...
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Starbucks Holiday Cups
November 02, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Starbucks is giving the people what they say they want: Red and green holiday cups. On Thursday, the company unveiled four new holiday cup designs: One with red stripes, one with a green argyle pattern, one with red and white flames and one with...
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November 01, 2018 - 10:37 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Starbucks is planning to open 2,100 new stores globally next year. The company laid out the plan in its fourth-quarter earnings release on Thursday. Starbucks (SBUX) added about 600 new stores in the most recent quarter and has over 29,300...
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Starbucks Protest
Photo credit: Tim Jimenez
Kimberly Adams
October 15, 2018 - 10:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The arrest of two African American men at a Starbucks in Center City in April sparked national conversations about racial profiling. Now, the Police Advisory Commission (PAC) has released some recommendations to better improve relationships between police departments...
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Starbucks Cup
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October 10, 2018 - 11:29 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Starbucks is sweetening the pot for employees with a new family care benefit. The company announced on Tuesday that it will provide workers with ten subsidized backup care days for children or adults. Starbucks (SBUX) announced an expansive new set...
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