Patrick Leonard: Green Direct is a way Starbucks can select what type of energy we buy, rather than that being predetermined by the utility

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every Friday, members of Starbucks Treasury and Facilities teams set aside time to watch video footage taken by a drone flying over a shimmering 260-acre construction site on what was formerly a degraded landscape in Robeson County, N.C. Week after week since last fall, they’ve been monitoring the progress […]

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Starbucks introduces its first Unicorn Frappuccino® blended beverage

Starbucks introduces its first Unicorn Frappuccino® blended beverage   Seattle, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The elusive unicorn from medieval legend has been making a comeback. Once only found in enchanted forests, unicorns have been popping up in social media with shimmering unicorn-themed food and drinks. Now Starbucks is taking the trend to a […]

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Starbucks commits to providing 100 million healthy coffee trees to farmers by 2025

Starbucks commits to providing 100 million healthy coffee trees to farmers by 2025   The company will leverage its green coffee purchase power to ensure that healthy, rust resistant coffee trees are planted – yearly –  in coffee growing regions most impacted by climate change Initiative builds on the more than 25 million trees already […]

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Starbucks® Waikiki store the first in Hawaii to feature a Starbucks Reserve® coffee bar

Starbucks® Waikiki store the first in Hawaii to feature a Starbucks Reserve® coffee bar   Seattle, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach is one of the world’s most famous beaches, known for its golden sand and stunning sunsets. Just a few blocks from the beach is an immersive coffee experience inside the […]

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Starbucks expands its mocktail offering with two new Cold Brew flavor innovations

Starbucks expands its mocktail offering with two new Cold Brew flavor innovations   Seattle, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since the Seattle Roastery first opened nearly two and a half years ago, baristas have enchanted visitors with their craftsmanship, roasting and brewing some of the rarest coffees in the world. The menu has served […]

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University of Washington and Starbucks to open new café in Suzzallo Library

University of Washington and Starbucks to open new café in Suzzallo Library   New café will reflect history and heritage of Suzzallo Library, and feature Starbucks signature handcrafted espresso beverages, small-lot coffees from Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Capitol Hill, and Nitro Cold Brew on tap New store marks key milestone in long-term strategic partnership between […]

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Starbucks launches new lunch menu in Chicago

Starbucks launches new lunch menu in Chicago   Seattle, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helping create a lunch menu with a diversity of taste and broad appeal was the perfect challenge for Starbucks food team. Together, they created Mercato, a new selection of grab-and-go salads, hearty sandwiches and sides that launch today (April 11) […]

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Starbucks provides critical illness insurance plan for partners in China

Starbucks provides critical illness insurance plan for partners in China   New benefit will provide fully-sponsored critical illness insurance coverage to more than 10,000 parents of its Chinese partners Program honors the strong role parents have in the success of its partners, while recognizing the deeply-rooted Chinese family values BEIJING, China, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail […]

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Starbucks Pink Drink joins its year-round beverage menu

Starbucks Pink Drink joins its year-round beverage menu   Seattle, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (April 10), Pink Drink officially joins Starbucks year-round beverage menu and will be available for customers to order at participating stores across the U.S. and on Mobile Order & Pay. Starbucks Pink Drink is a light and refreshing beverage […]

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Starbucks® introduces new Toasted Coconut Cold Brew for a limited time

Starbucks® introduces new Toasted Coconut Cold Brew for a limited time   Seattle, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The inspiration behind Starbucks latest addition to its Cold Brew lineup came from an unexpected source – jalao, a treat most commonly found in the Dominican Republic. Traditional jalao is made with coconut shavings and honey, flavors […]

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Starbucks brings back Colombia Nariño Supremo coffee for a limited time

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — After an 8-year hiatus, Starbucks is once again offering Colombia Nariño Supremo coffee in participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada, and online for a limited time. This coffee shares a long history with the company: It first debuted in Starbucks® stores as a single-origin coffee in 1990. […]

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Starbucks teams up with French fashion house Paul & Joe for spring merchandise collection

Starbucks teams up with French fashion house Paul & Joe for spring merchandise collection   Seattle, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — This is what happens when a fashion house meets a coffeehouse. Starbucks has collaborated with acclaimed French fashion house Paul & Joe to offer a curated collection of exclusive designer merchandise to celebrate the […]

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Starbucks Launches New Digital Platform to Hong Kong and India

Starbucks Launches New Digital Platform to Hong Kong and India   Seattle, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks offers the largest and most robust mobile ecosystem of any retailer in the world, with more than 12 million Starbucks Rewards™ members, eight million mobile paying customers with one out of three now using Mobile Order […]

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Starbucks Introduces New Way To Get Coffee On The Go

Starbucks Introduces New Way To Get Coffee On The Go   Seattle, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks customers have new ways to get their coffee on the go this spring with Starbucks ready-to-drink beverages, including the new Cocoa & Honey with Cream Starbucks® Cold Brew and a Cubano Starbucks® Doubleshot Espresso inspired by […]

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Starbucks named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 11th consecutive year, Starbucks has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute. Companies are evaluated in several categories: Reputation, Leadership and Innovation; Ethics and Compliance Program; Governance; Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility; Culture of Ethics. Only 124 companies were chosen from […]

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Starbucks works with Malala Fund to support efforts that advocate for girls’ education

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 130 million girls around the world cannot go to school because of poverty, war or discrimination according to a July 2016 report by the UNESCO Institute. Building on its commitment to creating opportunities for all, Starbucks is working with Malala Fund to help change this by supporting […]

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Starbucks launches its first barrel-aged coffee

Starbucks launches its first barrel-aged coffee   Seattle, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The centuries-old craft of barrel aging has long been a source of culinary inspiration, influencing everything from sugars and chocolates to sauces and ciders. Here the extraction of distinct flavors imparted by the barrel enhance the integrity of the product it […]

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Starbucks adds two new macchiato beverages to its menu for a limited time

Starbucks adds two new macchiato beverages to its menu for a limited time   Seattle, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — This time of year, the weather can be wintry one day and spring-like the next. Delicious both hot and iced, Starbucks macchiato is the perfect beverage to suit the season’s changing conditions. Starting tomorrow (February […]

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Starbucks Nitro Cold Brew makes its debut in London; with plans to roll out to up to 100 more stores in UK this summer

UK is first market in Europe to launch Nitro Cold Brew at the Starbucks Reserve Bar in London’s Covent Garden Up to 100 further stores to roll out Nitro Cold Brew this summer London, 2017-Feb-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks has introduced Nitro Cold Brew on tap at its first location in the UK in […]

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Starbucks named third most admired company in the world according to Fortune magazine

Starbucks named third most admired company in the world according to Fortune magazine   Seattle, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks has been named the third most admired company in the world, according to Fortune magazine’s latest research, and is the number one company worldwide in the food service industry. This is the company’s highest […]

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Starbucks launches limited-edition collection of Lilly Pulitzer S’well bottles

Starbucks launches limited-edition collection of Lilly Pulitzer S’well bottles   Seattle, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A little bit of sunshine can be hard to find this time of year. But starting today (February 15), Starbucks customers can get their own splash of the tropics with a limited-edition collection of S’well bottles, designed by […]

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Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada

Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada   Seattle, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 1975, the signature Starbucks® Espresso Roast has been at the heart of Starbucks® handcrafted espresso beverages, known for its intense, caramelly flavor. Starting today (February 15) customers in Canada can experience a new twist on classic beverages with Starbucks® Blonde® Espresso Roast […]

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Starbucks launches “用星说” (Say it with Starbucks) social gifting feature on Weixin, in China

Starbucks launches “用星说” (Say it with Starbucks) social gifting feature on Weixin, in China   “用星说” (Say it with Starbucks), a new social gifting feature on Weixin, fosters deeper human connections through the instant delivery of gratitude and love with the gift of Starbucks SHANGHAI, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) […]

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Starbucks launches alice + olivia limited-edition merchandise to Starbucks® stores in Asia

Starbucks launches alice + olivia limited-edition merchandise to Starbucks® stores in Asia   Seattle, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is collaborating with Stacey Bendet, founder of fashion house alice + olivia, to bring limited-edition merchandise to Starbucks® stores in Asia. Available now exclusively in participating Starbucks stores, the 2017 alice + olivia + Starbucks® collection […]

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Starbucks announces plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in 75 countries

Starbucks announces plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in 75 countries   Seattle, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On January 29, Starbucks announced plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in the 75 countries where it does business over the next five years. This plan is an extension of Starbucks ongoing commitment […]

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Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform

Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform   Seattle, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 30), Starbucks is taking the next step toward evolving the digital customer experience by launching voice ordering capabilities within the Starbucks mobile iOS app and the popular Amazon Alexa platform. These features are […]

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Kimco announces Starbucks, Dynamic Dental Care LLC and Salons by JC as new tenants at its Wilde Lake center in Columbia, Maryland

LEED-certified redevelopment sparks new community interest and investment NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) announced today (1/26/2017) that it has signed three new leases, including Starbucks, at its Wilde Lake center in Columbia, Maryland, on the heels of a dramatic $18.1 million redevelopment which transformed the project […]

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Starbucks announces nominations of Rosalind Brewer, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, and Satya Nadella to its Board of Directors

Starbucks announces nominations of Rosalind Brewer, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, and Satya Nadella to its Board of Directors   Starbucks board member James G. Shennan, Jr. to retire following 27 years of service; Company expands its board of world-class, values-based leaders, attracting diversity in global technology, retail and consumer experience as it pursues its long-term plan […]

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Starbucks breaks ground for new store in Birmingham to support local economic development in Alabama

Starbucks breaks ground for new store in Birmingham to support local economic development in Alabama   Seattle, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Starbucks initiative to support local economic development in lower income communities expanded today (January 11) with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new store in Birmingham, Alabama. The event, attended by Birmingham Mayor William […]

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Starbucks introduces the Cascara Latte with flavors from the fruit of the coffee cherry

Starbucks introduces the Cascara Latte with flavors from the fruit of the coffee cherry   Seattle, 2017-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — When you think of coffee, its roasted form is usually the first image that springs to mind. But coffee begins its life inside a coffee cherry, two pale light green beans surrounded by a […]

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