Starbucks announces locations of its next five Military Family Stores

The newly dedicated stores will provide a welcoming environment for all customers, with particular recognition and support of the local military community SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its continued commitment to the veteran and military spouse community, Starbucks today (April 25, 2017) announced the locations of its next five Military Family Stores […]

Starbucks announces Buy One, Give One Power Lunch offer during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Starbucks announces Buy One, Give One Power Lunch offer during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week   Seattle, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hunger exists in every county in the U.S., affecting 42 million Americans including 13 million children according to a 2016 report by the United States Department of Agriculture. During National Hunger and Homelessness […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs’ supplier Coastal Spring Lamb named finalist in four categories of the 2016 NZ Food Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meat-lovers have long known that the choicest cuts are served at New World and PAK’nSAVE – and now there’s proof their spring lamb is a cut above the rest. Coastal Spring Lamb, which is sold exclusively in supermarkets by Foodstuffs, has just been named a finalist in […]

Starbucks rolls out Starbucks® FoodShare program

  Seattle, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks is rolling out Starbucks® FoodShare, a program to donate ready-to-eat meals to food banks from its U.S. company-operated stores, two years ahead of schedule. When announcing the program in March, the company planned to complete the rollout of the program across its 7,600 company-operated stores by 2021. Now the […]

Starbucks moves Ethos Water sourcing and manufacturing out of California due to serious drought conditions and necessary water conservation efforts in the state

SEATTLE, 2015-5-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Due to the serious drought conditions and necessary water conservation efforts in California, Starbucks is moving the sourcing and manufacturing of Ethos Water out of state. Beginning the first week of May and over the next six months, Starbucks plans to move production to its Pennsylvania supplier, while […]

Starbucks the first major company to support Pike Place MarketFront Expansion Project

SEATTLE, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lillian Hochstein leaves the bustle of Seattle’s historic Park Place Market behind her and steps outside. She surveys Elliott Bay in the distance, raising her voice to be heard above traffic racing north and south on the double-deck Alaskan Way Viaduct that impedes the view of the waterfront. […]

Starbucks focuses on what it means to be a corporate citizen in the 21st century in its 2014 Global Responsibility Report

What is the role and responsibility of a for-profit, public company? SEATTLE, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its 14th consecutive year of issuing a Global Responsibility Report, Starbucks offers its perspective on what it means to be a corporate citizen in the 21st century and openly shares its progress and challenges. “I strongly believe […]

Starbucks provides 32,000 three-pack servings of its VIA® Ready Brew Coffee to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan

SEATTLE, 2015-1-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Starbucks recently provided 32,000 three-pack servings of its VIA® Ready Brew Coffee to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. “Getting a cup of coffee is something your average American takes for granted. But for our troops a cup of coffee is a special taste of home,” said Alan Reyes, […]

Starbucks and Arizona State University created new online Retail Management Degree for partners who are part of the Starbucks College Achievement Plan

SEATTLE, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brand reputation, values-centered leadership, and ethical sourcing are components of a new online Retail Management Degree that Starbucks and Arizona State University created for partners who are part of the Starbucks College Achievement Plan. The Starbucks College Achievement Plan, launched June of 2014, is a significant partnership with […]