Starbucks unveiled its Unicorn Frappuccino drink earlier this year but The End Brooklyn and its owner, Montauk Juice Factory, didn’t like the move and filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit May 3 against the coffee giant. more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Eight months after it announced its partnership with Anheuser-Busch InBev in which the beer giant would manufacture and distribute the teas, Starbucks has launched a range of Teavana bottled teas. more

Apr 17, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Starbucks leadership

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Kevin Johnson takes over as the company's c.e.o. more

Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Starbucks pulls shot in Italy

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By late 2018, coffee lovers in espresso-mad Milan will be able to get their shot at Starbucks’ Reserve Roastery. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report


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Howard Schultz issues statement detailing actions following the United States' immigration ban. more

Jan 30, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The company debuted the 100% arabica coffee in early January for consumers in China. more

Jan 8, 2017 11:07 PM Coffee Report

Keurig Green Mountain launched in November a monthly coffee subscription program featuring K-Cup capsules from Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and Folgers in custom assortments or single brands. more

Dec 26, 2016 12:00 AM News

In December when Howard Schultz handed the c.e.o. baton to c.o.o. Kevin Johnson he made it clear that his work reshaping Starbucks retail had only just begun. more

Dec 22, 2016 12:00 AM News


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Starbucks executive Kevin Johnson will become c.e.o. of the coffee retail giant effective April 3, 2017, as current chairman and c.e.o. Howard Schultz shifts his focus within the company. more

Dec 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

Belinda Wong will concentrate on the long-term growth strategy and innovation in China including digital and e-commerce initiatives. She also will oversee the company’s first international Roastery opening in Shanghai in 2017. more

Oct 20, 2016 12:00 AM News

Starbucks brings western-style tea to 6,200 stores in 16 Asian and Pacific countries. The reasoning is that China will view drinks like prickly pear flavored iced tea and hibiscus tea with pomegranate pearls as familiar but non-tea category. more

Oct 13, 2016 12:00 AM News

Starbucks introduces a One Tree for Every Bag program which plant a rust-resistant coffee tree for every bag of coffee sold. So far the program has raised enough funds to plant 18 million trees in the past 18 months. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Starbucks once again demonstrated the extraordinary popularity of pumpkin spice latte (PSL) on its 13th seasonal return in September. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Teavana launches in 6,200 Starbucks locations in 16 Asian and Pacific countries. more

Sep 12, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report

Starbucks launches content with original ‘Upstanders’ series

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The series, available in video and podcast formats, focuses on “ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positive change in their communities,” according a company statement. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

A new range of Starbucks Teavana iced teas were launched in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa during July. more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report


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Specialty coffee from Tata Sons Nullore Estates was chosen to be the first single-origin coffee from India available to Starbucks Reserve customers in the US. more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 AM News


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Now that it has guzzled SABMiller, Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) is the world’s largest and the first truly global beer company. Now it’s time for tea. more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 AM News

The latest quarterly financial report shows continued slide in same store growth for the coffee behemoth. more

Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report


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The first international Starbucks Roastery and Reserve Tasting Room will open in Shanghai, China in late 2017. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

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