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October 15, 2020, 7:04 PM

Starbucks to tie executive compensation to meeting its diversity goals

Starbucks said it would directly connect the building of inclusive and diverse teams to the pay of its executives.
October 15, 2020, 7:04 PM
Starbucks to tie executive compensation to its diversity goals
1 month ago

Take a sip of the new strawless lids at Starbucks

Starbucks has rolled out strawless, recyclable lids for all iced beverages in U.S. and Canada.
1 month ago
Starbucks' iced drinks will come with strawless lids in US and Canada
2 months ago

It's officially fall at Starbucks as pumpkin spice lattes make their earliest debut yet

Starbucks Fall menu lineup including the pumpkin spice latte is available for mobile order, takeout and delivery.
2 months ago
Pumpkin spice latte is back at Starbucks for fall
2 months ago

Starbucks' new kiwi starfruit drinks adds a taste of summer to year-round menu

Starbucks announced it will add the Kiwi Starfruit Starbucks Refresher and Star Drink to the permanent menu.
2 months ago
Starbucks releases 2 new bright green kiwi starfruit drinks
3 months ago

Starbucks accelerates new pick-up hybrid stores, plans more changes for fall

The Seattle-based coffee chain announced plans to shift to more app-based systems and takeaway locations.
3 months ago
New changes coming to Starbucks stores, apps and more, CEO says
3 months ago

Starbucks says it sees better times ahead as stores reopen

Starbucks’ revenue shrank 38% in its most recent quarter but the coffee giant says it’s recovering faster than expected as its stores reopen from coronavirus lockdowns
3 months ago
4 months ago

Starbucks latest to say it will pause social media ads

Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn’t do enough to stop racist and violent content
4 months ago
4 months ago

Starbucks latest to say it will pause social media ads

Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn’t do enough to stop racist and violent content
4 months ago
Starbucks latest to say it will pause social media ads
4 months ago

Starbucks pulls its social media ads

The company says it will be discussing how to stop hate speech online with civil rights groups and its media partners.
4 months ago
Starbucks pulls its social media ads
4 months ago

Starbucks adds plant-based meat to US menu

Starbucks is adding plant-based meat to its U.S. menu for the first time
4 months ago
Starbucks adds plant-based meat to US menu
4 months ago

Apparent reversal by Starbucks

Starbucks is speaking out after reports of an alleged policy that bans its employees from wearing accessories or clothing related to the Black Lives Matter movement.
4 months ago
Apparent reversal by Starbucks
6 months ago

Starbucks' plans for reopening: Here's what you need to know

Starbucks will reopen U.S. and Canada stores with adjusted operations to safely accommodate workers and customers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
6 months ago
What you need to know about Starbucks' plans to reopen
6 months ago

Starbucks CEO explains how it is safely reopening stores

Kevin Johnson talks about Starbucks reopening 85% of its U.S. stores and the social distancing and safety measures they have taken to help ensure public health.
6 months ago
Starbucks CEO explains how it is safely reopening stores
6 months ago

Starbucks announces new operation plans, changes to employee pay

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson announced a plan to reopen some stores amid the coronavirus pandemic.
6 months ago
Starbucks announces plan to reopen stores and outlines changes to catastrophe pay
7 months ago

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson shares how the company is handling the new normal

During the coronavirus pandemic, Starbucks is staying open where possible and stepping up for its employees.
7 months ago
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson shares how the company is handling the new normal
7 months ago

Starbucks to pay staff for the next 30 days, whether they work or not

CEO Kevin Johnson made the announcement, saying employees shouldn’t have to choose between work and their health.
7 months ago
Starbucks to pay staff for the next 30 days, whether they work or not
7 months ago

Starbucks stores may go drive-thru only or limit seating

Some Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada may become drive-thru only while others could limit the number of people allowed inside
7 months ago
8 months ago

New spring menu at Starbucks includes iced pineapple coconut milk matcha

Starbucks unveiled its new Spring menu that includes to dairy-free drinks, pineapple, a new cold brew and more breakfast food.
8 months ago
New spring menu at Starbucks includes iced pineapple coconut milk matcha
8 months ago

Fake meat and a latte? Starbucks adds Beyond Meat in Canada

Starbucks customers in Canada will soon be able to down fake meat with their Frappuccinos
8 months ago
Starbucks adds fake meat to menus in Canada
9 months ago

Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas

Starbucks, the home of the $4 latte, is expanding a program to open coffee shops in poor neighborhoods
9 months ago
1 year ago

Starbucks fires employee for writing 'Pig' on Oklahoma police officer's drink order

Starbucks issued an apology and fired the employee for writing "Pig" on a police officer's cup.
1 year ago
Starbucks fires employee for writing 'Pig' on Oklahoma police officer's drink order
1 year ago

This girl is spreading joy with inspiring messages on Starbucks coffee sleeves

Most people don’t notice the sleeves that encase their Starbucks coffee cups, but one 9-year-old from Texas saw the cardboard as an opportunity to spread joy.
1 year ago
This girl is spreading joy with inspiring messages on Starbucks coffee sleeves
1 year ago

Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men at Philadelphia store

A former regional director for Starbucks is suing the company, claiming her termination was prompted by the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store.
1 year ago
Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men
1 year ago

Pumpkin spice lattes are back at Starbucks, plus other fall food and drinks to try this season

A roundup of pumpkin spice lattes and other pumpkin products ahead of fall.
1 year ago
Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes are back, plus more food and drinks to try this fall
1 year ago

Popular fall-inspired drink returns at Starbucks

Starbucks' best-selling seasonal drink, the Pumpkin Spice Latte, is back, a month before fall even begins.
1 year ago
Popular fall-inspired drink returns at Starbucks
1 year ago

6 officers asked to leave Starbucks in Arizona for making customer 'uncomfortable'

Starbucks apologized after Tempe, Arizona, police officers were asked to leave a store because their presence made a customer feel uncomfortable.
1 year ago
6 officers asked to leave Starbucks in Arizona for making customer 'uncomfortable'
1 year ago

Starbucks launches disposable cups trial at UK airport

Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain's Gatwick Airport reusable cups while waiting for their flights in hopes of cutting down on waste
1 year ago
Starbucks launches disposable cups trial at UK airport
1 year ago

This baby dives right into her Starbucks in adorable photo shoot

11-month-old baby loves her Starbucks cake smash.
1 year ago
This baby dives right into her Starbucks in adorable photo shoot
2 years ago

Starbucks raises 2019 profit outlook after earnings beat

Starbucks raises 2019 profit outlook after better-than-expected fiscal second quarter
2 years ago
2 years ago

Starbucks VP speaks out on closing gender pay gap

In honor of National Pay Equality Day, Zulima Espinel, vice president of global public policy for Starbucks, discusses the importance of equal pay and pay transparency.
2 years ago
Starbucks VP speaks out on closing gender pay gap
2 years ago

New Starbucks zodiac wheel finds the best drink for your personality

Starbucks promoted a fun astrology chart to find your perfect coffee drink match to your Zodiac sign.
2 years ago
New Starbucks zodiac wheel finds the best drink for your personality
2 years ago

New Starbucks zodiac chart finds the drink to perfectly match-a your personality

Starbucks promoted a fun astrology chart to find your perfect coffee drink match to your Zodiac sign.
2 years ago
New Starbucks zodiac wheel finds the best drink for your personality
2 years ago

This dog is obsessed with Starbucks!

Check out this video of a drive-thru dog and his pup-uccino.
2 years ago
This dog is obsessed with Starbucks!
2 years ago

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz heckled during book tour after teasing independent run for president

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, after teasing a run for president, was heckled at an event during his book tour Monday.
2 years ago
Former Starbucks CEO heckled during book tour after teasing presidential bid
2 years ago

Former Starbucks CEO considering 2020 presidential run?

Howard Schultz, the billionaire former Starbucks CEO, said Sunday in a "60 Minutes" interview that he is seriously considering running for president as a centrist independent.
2 years ago
Former Starbucks CEO considering 2020 presidential run?
2 years ago

Starbucks rolls out delivery service for coffee drinkers

Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks
2 years ago
2 years ago

Starbucks opens its first All Signing Store in the U.S. that caters to Deaf customers

The Starbucks All Signing Store in Washington, D.C. is only staffed by people fluent in American Sign Language.
2 years ago
Starbucks opens its first All Signing Store in the U.S. that caters to Deaf customers
2 years ago

Starbucks opens store where all employees know American Sign Language

Starbucks just opened its first All Signing Store in the U.S. that caters to Deaf customers near Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.
2 years ago
Starbucks opens store where all employees know American Sign Language
2 years ago

Starbucks is opening a store where all the employees know American Sign Language

Starbucks is opening an All Signing Store that caters to deaf customers in Washington, D.C.
2 years ago
Starbucks is opening a store where all the employees know American Sign Language
2 years ago

South Korea pushes to reduce disposable items, with Starbucks reducing plastic straws and cup use

The push is part of a larger effort to limit the use of disposable items.
2 years ago
Starbucks nixing plastic straws in South Korea amid 'precycling' push
2 years ago

Coffee giant Starbucks opening in Italy, the home of espresso

Can the coffee chain convince Italian traditionalists?
2 years ago
Starbucks opening in Italy, the home of espresso
2 years ago

Coffee giant Starbucks opening in Italy, the home of espresso

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery, one of the chain's high-end stores, will be located in an historic building on a grand square in downtown Milan.
2 years ago
Coffee giant Starbucks opening in Italy, the home of espresso
2 years ago

Starbucks is opening a store where all the employees know American Sign Language

Starbucks is opening an All Signing Store where all the employees know ASL in Washington, D.C.
2 years ago
Starbucks opening store where all employees know American Sign Language
2 years ago

Starbucks to phase out single-use plastic straws for sippy cups, alternatives

Attention all iced coffee, shaken tea and other cold drink lovers -- soon those icy beverages may come in containers that don't use straws, if they come from Starbucks.
2 years ago
Starbucks to phase out single-use plastic straws for sippy cups, alternatives
2 years ago

Starbucks to phase out single-use plastic straws for sippy cups, alternatives

Strawless lids are coming to stores worldwide as Starbucks ditches single-use plastic straws.
2 years ago
Starbucks to phase out single-use plastic straws for sippy cups, alternatives
2 years ago

Starbucks says it will raise the price of regular drip coffee

Depending on the size of the cup, the price will increase by 10 cents to 20 cents.
2 years ago
Starbucks says it will raise the price of regular drip coffee
2 years ago

Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down

Schultz says he's considering "philanthropy to public service."
2 years ago
Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down
2 years ago

A Starbucks employee who is about to start college is surprised with a free car

Sionna Brenn has been supporting herself for the last year and just graduated high school.
2 years ago
A Starbucks employee who is about to start college is surprised with a free car
2 years ago

Men arrested at Starbucks speak out on settlement

EXCLUSIVE: Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson tell "GMA" why they settled with the city of Philadelphia for just $1 each.
2 years ago
Men arrested at Starbucks speak out on settlement
2 years ago

Starbucks closes 8,000 stores to give employees classes in rooting out racial bias

For four hours today, more than 170,000 Starbucks employees set aside the Frappuccino and espresso to delve into the issue of racial bias.
2 years ago
Starbucks closes 8,000 stores for employee classes in rooting out racial bias