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The Real Reason Business Travelers Love Fast-Food (Hint: It's Not Because They're Big Mac Addicts)
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A new report shows that the three restaurants business travelers expense the most are Starbucks, McDonald's and Panera Bread. Here's why.
April 10, 2014 in Franchises
Where Business Travelers Expense the Most Meals (Infographic)

Where Business Travelers Expense the Most Meals (Infographic)

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Bet you can't guess where workers are swiping their fancy corporate credit cards the most.
April 10, 2014 in Franchises
Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

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The coffee company that positions itself as the anti-chain is poised for an ambitious expansion.
April 8, 2014 in Grow Your Business
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

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When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
April 7, 2014 in Business News
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

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Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
April 1, 2014 in Technology
The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More

The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More

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These brands took the No. 1 spot in various categories. Here's why.
March 25, 2014 in Marketing
Mega Brands Collide: Soon, You Can Order 'Oprah Chai Tea' at Starbucks

Mega Brands Collide: Soon, You Can Order 'Oprah Chai Tea' at Starbucks

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In Oprah's first ever alignment with another brand, Oprah Chai will play a key role in Starbucks' budding tea business.
March 20, 2014 in Marketing
Build Your Brand by Cultivating Controversy

Build Your Brand by Cultivating Controversy

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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?
March 18, 2014 in Branding
Burger King to Let You Pay for Your Whopper by Smartphone

Burger King to Let You Pay for Your Whopper by Smartphone

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Taking a page from Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, Burger King will reportedly introduce a mobile payment option in all U.S. locations.
March 18, 2014 in Franchises
4 Steps to Ace an Early-Adopter Culture

4 Steps to Ace an Early-Adopter Culture

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Encourage your staff to be tech-forward. Give them the time and tools to experiment
March 12, 2014 in Technology
 Starbucks Banned at Sochi? No Problem. NBC Finds a Way to Smuggle It In.

Starbucks Banned at Sochi? No Problem. NBC Finds a Way to Smuggle It In.

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While Starbucks isn't an Olympic sponsor, NBC has managed to set up its own shop for coffee addicts.
February 17, 2014 in Franchises
Health Department Isn't Laughing at Dumb Starbucks' Parody Coffee

Health Department Isn't Laughing at Dumb Starbucks' Parody Coffee

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While Comedy Central was revealed to be behind Dumb Starbucks, it was the lack of proper permits that doomed the shop.
February 11, 2014 in Franchises
Will 'Dumb Starbucks' Be Smart Enough to Get Away With Selling Parody Coffee?

Will 'Dumb Starbucks' Be Smart Enough to Get Away With Selling Parody Coffee?

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A coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks opened this weekend in Los Angeles. The only difference from the original? The word 'dumb' in front of its name.
February 10, 2014 in Franchises
The Difference Between a Business and a Brand

The Difference Between a Business and a Brand

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How do you define what a brand is, and what does it take to get there?
February 7, 2014 in Branding
Photos: From Chipotle to Starbucks: 6 Chains That Do Mobile Apps Right

From Chipotle to Starbucks: 6 Chains That Do Mobile Apps Right

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As Chipotle prepares to offer mobile payment, we take a look at six of the best mobile apps in the restaurant business.
February 4, 2014 in Franchises
Starbucks Now Offers Fizz as a Customized Add-On in Some Shops

Starbucks Now Offers Fizz as a Customized Add-On in Some Shops

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Pumpkin spice latte… with bubbles? Starbucks is now allowing customers in select stores to carbonate coffee and tea beverages.
December 13, 2013 in Exploring New Markets
Starbucks' $450 Metal Gift Cards Expected to Sell Out in Minutes

Starbucks' $450 Metal Gift Cards Expected to Sell Out in Minutes

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If you want to drop hundreds on an artisan Starbucks card, you need to hurry-- all 1,000 are expected to sell out shortly after they go on sale today.
December 6, 2013 in Franchises
Is the Year of the Bun Over? Wendy's Ends Pretzel Burger.

Is the Year of the Bun Over? Wendy's Ends Pretzel Burger.

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Wendy's is ending the run of its wildly successful pretzel bun, bringing out a brioche burger to end a year full of innovative buns.
November 27, 2013 in Franchises
5 Stubbornly Persistent Business Myths

5 Stubbornly Persistent Business Myths

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Everyone seems to want to give advice about how best to run your business and your life. It's time to throw out that mythology.
November 26, 2013 in Business Management
Photos: Did You Say 'Charbucks'? 7 Big Chains That Battled the Name Game

Did You Say 'Charbucks'? 7 Big Chains That Battled the Name Game

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With Starbucks losing its fight against 'Charbucks' coffee, here's a look at seven more legal battles over copycat names.
November 18, 2013 in Franchises
Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.8 Billion Over Packaged Coffee Dispute

Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.8 Billion Over Packaged Coffee Dispute

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An arbitrator said Starbucks owes Kraft $2.8 billion for breaking a packaged coffee contract, forcing the coffee giant to revise its latest earnings.
November 13, 2013 in Franchises
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

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As Veterans Small Business Week kicks off, Starbucks has announced plans to increase veteran hiring and use community stores to support service members.
November 6, 2013 in Hiring Center
Photos: 5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season

5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season

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Wal-Mart, Starbucks and more are getting a head start on the holiday season, with deals and promotions starting in early November.
November 4, 2013 in Sales
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Steps Down From Square's Board of Directors

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

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Former Goldman Sachs exec David Viniar replaces Howard Schultz on the board of the mobile payment startup.
November 1, 2013 in News and Trends
3 Ways Starbucks Is Innovating and Why You Should Care

3 Ways Starbucks Is Innovating and Why You Should Care

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From investing in cloud-based coffee brewers to opening a tea shop, Starbucks has been on an innovation tear. Here's a look at the coffee chain's latest developments.
October 23, 2013 in Marketing

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