Archive for the ‘Starbucks’ Category

Starbucks is Responding to the Racially-based Incident by Holding All Employees to a a Racial-biased Education

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

You have probably already heard that Starbucks will be closing on the afternoon of May 29th because of the incident that occurred in one of their Philadelphia shops. Racial ignorance is at an all-time high in the U.S., and when a Starbucks manager called the police because two Afro-Americans had been waiting to have a […]

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Starbucks Committing More to Recycling Efforts

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Starbucks is teaming up with Closed Loop Partners‘ Center for the Circular Economy to establish a partnership designed to create a more sustainable cup solution for its customers. The announcement was made Tuesday in advance of Wednesday’s annual company meeting of shareholders. Starbucks is calling the project the NextGen Challenge and the goal will be […]

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Starbucks Developing An Eco-Friendly Cup

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

McDonalds recently announced that it would be taking steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Starbucks has pledged to do the same. The coffee chain recently announced that it would be spending $10 million in order to reduce cup waste. Starbucks stated that it will be donating money to people who can develop eco-friendly cups. The […]

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Starbucks to Make Attraction Out of Costa Rican Coffee Farm

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Coffee lovers looking for something fun to do that is out of the ordinary might want to consider taking a trip to Costa Rica to tour a new attraction set up by Starbucks. Starbucks owns a 600 acre coffee farm that is located less than a one-hour drive outside of San Jose, Costa Rica. Hacienda […]

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Asian Starbucks Experience a Show With New Drink

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

The countless visitors that enter any one of the thousands of Starbucks across the globe go inside to enjoy some coffee, meet with friends at what’s been described as the “Third Place,” or sample some of the growing food options on the menu. Now, those same individuals that are located in Asia get to experience […]

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Opening A Line Of Credit…With Starbucks?

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

We all have that friend who acts like they would die without their morning coffee. They all seem to have their favorite coffee shop and for thousands of Americans every day this involves a trip to Starbucks. Despite its popularity, the popular coffee shop has seen sales slow year over year versus the growth they […]

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Starbucks’ New “Blonde” Espresso Provides Customers With A Lighter Option

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

If you’re a fan of espresso and/or Starbucks, it’s good to know that the global coffee chain is now offering a lighter-roast version of espresso, named the “Blonde” roast. A recent Grub street article tells of how the new lighter espresso option is being introduced at all of the 8,000 corporate-operated Starbucks stores in America. […]

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Starbucks Goes Third Wave with Blonde Espresso

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Is “third wave” coffee an overblown food trend? Is it an elitist, self-congratulatory subculture that takes the joy out of drinking coffee, replacing it with hipster-speak about plantations, elevation, fair trade, and roasting techniques? Starbucks doesn’t think so. The Seattle-based coffee giant is following in the footsteps of third wave cafes that specialize in lighter-roast […]

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Coffee Drinkers Can Rush To Starbucks For Their Latest Holiday Cup

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Who can forget the scandal from last year with Star Bucks and their Christmas mug? Well, this year the plain red cup has got a bit of a boost in creativity. In fact, the red seems to be merely a backdrop to all the artsy scenes happening. The cup is mostly white with hints of […]

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Starbucks Coffee: Bittersweet Employment

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Coffee-giant Starbucks is generally known for treating its baristas with respect, at least in the form of decent wages and access to limited education assistance. Recently however, they have faced backlash as baristas have come forward with claims that they are overworked and underpaid. Although the company recently put forward an initiative intended to improve […]

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