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Reversing Course, Starbucks Says It Will Raise Coffee Prices

Reversing Course, Starbucks Says It Will Raise Coffee Prices

While Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said in March that Starbucks had no plans to raise prices, the coffee chain is now hiking prices on some drinks.
Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step.
Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again.

Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again.

Besides the success of the huge coffee maker, the Emerald City has other amazing startup stories -- both past and present.
Build Your Brand by Cultivating Controversy

Build Your Brand by Cultivating Controversy

How to build your brand with new followers or with loyalists, by taking risks and playing with fire. After all, doesn't fortune favor the bold?
29 Seriously Successful Early Risers

29 Seriously Successful Early Risers

From Tim Armstrong to Anna Wintour, here are 29 early-bird leaders and executives.
Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.8 Billion Over Packaged Coffee Dispute

Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.8 Billion Over Packaged Coffee Dispute

An arbitrator said Starbucks owes Kraft $2.8 billion for breaking a packaged coffee contract, forcing the coffee giant to revise its latest earnings.
Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Veterans and Military Spouses in Next 5 Years

Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Veterans and Military Spouses in Next 5 Years

As Veterans Small Business Week kicks off, Starbucks has announced plans to increase veteran hiring and use community stores to support service members.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Steps Down From Square's Board of Directors

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Steps Down From Square's Board of Directors

Former Goldman Sachs exec David Viniar replaces Howard Schultz on the board of the mobile payment startup.
Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown

Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown

Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, will give customers the opportunity to sign a petition calling for an end to the government shutdown.
Starbucks' Free Coffee Promotion Isn't Actually About Ending the Government Shutdown

Starbucks' Free Coffee Promotion Isn't Actually About Ending the Government Shutdown

Starbucks appears to be sending a message about cooperation to lawmakers in Washington, but it's really just getting more customers into its stores.

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