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A new range of Starbucks products are now available, a result of the coffee giant’s marketing alliance with Nestlé. Read more

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Starbucks recently opened the fifth in its series of high-end Reserve roasteries, this time in Tokyo. Read more

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Plans for opening as many as 1,000 Starbucks Reserve retail premium coffee locations appear to be scaled back. Recent published reports indicate company c.e.o. Kevin Johnson is not as supportive of the idea as his predecessor, Howard Schultz. Read more

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Luckin Coffee plans to open 2,500 new shops across China in 2019 and, in the process, pass Starbucks as the largest retail coffee vendor in a nation rapidly embracing its newfound coffee culture. Read more

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New Starbucks Roastery in NYC

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Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York swung open its doors Dec. 14 at 61 Ninth Avenue in the city’s Meatpacking District. Read more

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Coffee Giant Hires New CFO

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Patrick Grismer has joined Starbucks as the coffee company’s new chief financial officer. Read more

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Industry leaders are broadly positive about trading conditions in the Middle East, but operators must navigate a range of economic and political challenges across the region to ensure success, according to a new report by Allegra World Coffee Portal. Read more

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Fully recyclable and compostable cups are the symbolic next-generation solution to single-use beverage waste. Read more

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Consumers discover they can capture both quality and convenience with soluble coffees. convenience. But are they willing to pay the price? Read more

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Hurricane Maria’s ripped away most of Puerto Rico’s coffee trees in September 2017. Now there’s a concerted effort to revive the nation’s industry and help the nation’s recovery efforts. Read more

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About 350 corporate Starbucks employees lost their jobs in November as the coffee giant made moves to streamline operations, the Seattle Times reports. Most of those affected worked in the company’s Seattle offices. Read more

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The foundation on which beverage retail rests is firming up as mergers and acquisitions consolidate the decades-stable $85 billion global coffee market. Read more

Starbucks has pledged $20 million in temporary relief for Central American coffee growers placed in financial jeopardy by depressed coffee prices. Read more

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Retail coffee leader Starbucks and digital titan Alibaba are working together to create a “New Retail” partnership in China. Read more

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Starbucks Opens in Italy

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Starbucks opened its much-anticipated Reserve Roastery in Milan, Italy, today to choruses of cheers and critiques. Read more

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The tea-dominated culture of Britain, marked by stability and standardized brands, is now among the most dynamic coffee markets in the world, driven by specialty brewing and growth in locations. Read more

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Starbucks’ global research & development division has designed a straw-less lid allowing the company to eliminate plastic straws by 2020. Read more

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Dealing direct describes a business relationship in which roasters meet individual growers face to face, exchange cash and bypass brokers and import/export agents. Read more

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Nestlé’s decision to purchase the perpetual rights to market Starbucks consumer and foodservice brands globally, outside the company’s coffee shops, was a bold move on the chessboard of global coffee. Read more

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Howard Schultz Steps Down

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Howard Schultz, founder of the world’s leading retail coffee company, announced his retirement Monday in a letter to employees posted on the Starbucks website. Read more

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