Belinda Wong promoted to CEO of Starbucks China

Belinda Wong promoted to CEO of Starbucks China   SHANGHAI, 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (October 19, 2016) announced the promotion of Belinda Wong from president to chief executive officer of Starbucks China. Wong has been instrumental in Starbucks unprecedented growth in China – from 400 stores in 2011 […]

Starbucks launches Starbucks® Teavana™ Handcrafted Beverages and Full Leaf Tea Sachets across Asia

Starbucks launches Starbucks® Teavana™ Handcrafted Beverages and Full Leaf Tea Sachets across Asia   HONG KONG, 2016-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced the introduction of Starbucks® Teavana™ as a core offering in more than 6,200 stores across its 16 markets in the China and Asia Pacific region. A new […]

Starbucks Japan celebrates its 20th anniversary with new limited-time coffee and an ongoing commitment to Michinoku Future Fund

Starbucks Japan celebrates its 20th anniversary with new limited-time coffee and an ongoing commitment to Michinoku Future Fund   TOKYO, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Celebrating 20 years of sourcing, roasting and serving high-quality coffee in Japan, Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced a new limited-time coffee and an ongoing commitment to Michinoku Future Fund as part […]

Starbucks opens store in the new Disneytown at Shanghai Disney Resort

First flagship store within a Disney resort in Asia, is expected to serve thousands of guests daily; design inspired by the craft of coffee and magic of Disney, bringing to life the Starbucks “Third Place” experience for customers  New location is the twelfth Starbucks® store to be included as part of a Disney resort serving […]

Starbucks mobile payment and eGifting introduced in Japan

Mobile apps for iPhone and Android introduce mobile payment, provide a faster and more convenient way to pay; e-Gift feature offers uniquely-designed digital cards for every occasion. TOKYO, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks today (May 25, 2016) announced the expansion of the company’s industry-leading digital ecosystem with the launch of Starbucks mobile app in Japan. The move […]

Starbucks and Tingyi Holding Corp. partner to manufacture and expand the distribution of Starbucks ready-to-drink products throughout mainland China

SEATTLE/HONG KONG, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Chinese leading food and beverage producer Tingyi Holding Corp. (“Tingyi”) (0322.HK) announced today they have entered into an agreement to manufacture and expand the distribution of Starbucks ready-to-drink (RTD) products throughout mainland China. According to the agreement, Starbucks will be responsible for providing coffee […]

Starbucks opened the first community store in Seoul as its ongoing commitment to supporting pathways to opportunities for young people

A portion of every Community Store purchase directly supports education and career training programs through Green Umbrella ChildFund Korea First-of-its-kind program in Korea builds on strong foundation of innovative education, job training and apprenticeship initiatives led by Starbucks around the globe SEOUL, 2014-10-3— /EPR Retail News/ — Celebrating Starbucks 15 years in Korea and its […]

Starbucks Corporation to acquire remaining 60.5% share of Starbucks Coffee Japan, Ltd.

Starbucks to purchase remaining 60.5% share of Starbucks Japan in two-step tender offer process Acquisition enables continued elevation of unique Starbucks Experience for customers and partners through coffee, store design and digital and mobile leadership Starbucks to build on more than 1,000 existing stores and nearly 20 years of brand loyalty and trust SEATTLE, 2014-9-25— /EPR […]