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Starbucks Expands Into Soft Drinks as SodaStream Rumors Bubble Up

Starbucks Expands Into Soft Drinks as SodaStream Rumors Bubble Up

The coffee giant is pushing into the handcrafted sodas market and could be looking to take a stake in one of the biggest names in the game.
Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good

Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good

Creating a logo can be the most critical branding step. Here, we critique and offer insight on the logos from some of the biggest brands.
McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?

McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?

In a quarter that saw fast-food breakfast wars and the polar vortex, here's how McDonald's is measuring up to the competition.
The Real Reason Business Travelers Love Fast-Food (Hint: It's Not Because They're Big Mac Addicts)

The Real Reason Business Travelers Love Fast-Food (Hint: It's Not Because They're Big Mac Addicts)

A new report shows that the three restaurants business travelers expense the most are Starbucks, McDonald's and Panera Bread. Here's why.
Where Business Travelers Expense the Most Meals (Infographic)

Where Business Travelers Expense the Most Meals (Infographic)

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

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

The coffee company that positions itself as the anti-chain is poised for an ambitious expansion.
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

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

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

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

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

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

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

In Oprah's first ever alignment with another brand, Oprah Chai will play a key role in Starbucks' budding tea business.
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?
Burger King to Let You Pay for Your Whopper by Smartphone

Burger King to Let You Pay for Your Whopper by Smartphone

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

4 Steps to Ace an Early-Adopter Culture

Encourage your staff to be tech-forward. Give them the time and tools to experiment
 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.

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

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

While Comedy Central was revealed to be behind Dumb Starbucks, it was the lack of proper permits that doomed the shop.
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?

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.
The Difference Between a Business and a Brand

The Difference Between a Business and a Brand

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
5 Stubbornly Persistent Business Myths

5 Stubbornly Persistent Business Myths

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

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

With Starbucks losing its fight against 'Charbucks' coffee, here's a look at seven more legal battles over copycat names.
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.

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