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Starbucks Archives

Starbucks to open 2100 stores in 2019

Global coffee chain posts growth for the quarter.

Highlights from the world of retail

Alibaba’s Jack Ma appoints his successor; US president Donald Trump escalates trade war with China; Starbucks brings cof...

Starbucks commits to open 10,000 “greener” stores

Global coffee chain sets ambitious sustainability goal for 2025.

Nestlé seals deal with Starbucks to infiltrate supermarkets

Deal brings Starbucks products to grocery stores globally.

Starbucks to start offering coffee delivery with Alibaba

Starbucks will use on-demand delivery riders and virtual technology to reach China's online consumers.

Starbucks to open US Signing Store

The Starbucks store will hire up to 25 Deaf and hard of hearing employees.

McDonald’s to phase out plastic straws

Fast food giant joins global sustainability push.

Starbucks to phase out plastic straws

Starbucks has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020.

Green is the new black: why retailers want you to know about their green credentials

Banning single-use plastic bags a step in the right direction.

Starbucks to close 150 stores next year

Seattle-based coffee chain to close underperforming company-operated stores next year.

Starbucks Chairman steps down amid presidential rumours

Howard Schultz announces he will step down from his role at Starbucks effective June 26

Starbucks opens 2,694sqm flagship in Thailand

US-owned coffee chain underscores its focus on Asia with massive store opening.

Starbucks China to double store network

Starbucks China plans to open a new store every 15 hours for the next five years, doubling its store count to 6000.

Starbucks, Nestle in $9.48bn partnership

Nestle to lend its global marketing powers to coffee chain.

Why short ‘unconscious bias’ programs aren’t enough to end racial harassment

One afternoon Starbucks training session will not overcome racism.

‘Reprehensible outcome’ Starbucks CEO apologises

Coffee chain finds itself in a PR storm over claims of discrimination.

Landlords dig in as store closings escalate

As retail store closures continue into the new year and e-commerce is on the rise, where does this leave shopping centre...

Food helping, says Starbucks Corporation boss

Coffee giant's CEO says food and digital innovation are helping attract customers into stores.

Starbucks bucks trend, closes online store

Global coffee giant bucks broader trend in retail.

Vita Mojo – The Seamless Experience

Brian Walker takes a look at London’s first entirely cash-free restaurant.