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McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead
Apps

McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead

Can fast food get faster? McDonald's is trying to speed up with tech, testing a new order-ahead and payment app in Georgia.
Kate Taylor
Reversing Course, Starbucks Says It Will Raise Coffee Prices
Starbucks

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.
Kate Taylor
In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?
Education

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Nina Zipkin
Great at World of Warcraft? Put It on Your Resume.
Video Games

Great at World of Warcraft? Put It on Your Resume.

Stephen Gillett, Symantec's chief operating officer and former Starbucks CIO, says the skills he learned playing the online game have helped him professionally.
Laura Entis
Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs
Education

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.
Ray Hennessey
Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees
Education

Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State University.
Geoff Weiss
Take a Cue From 'Game of Thrones' in Content Marketing
Content marketing

Take a Cue From 'Game of Thrones' in Content Marketing

Though you needn't worry about trials by combat or a brood of dragons, the quest to capture eyeballs can certainly feel like a struggle.
Jim Yu
With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?
Starbucks

With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

Starbucks and Powermat are rolling out wireless chargers nationwide – and maybe revolutionizing how we charge our tech forever.
Kate Taylor
Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees Forced to Raise Coffee Prices
Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees Forced to Raise Coffee Prices

As drought and coffee rust drive up the cost of coffee beans, Dunkin' Donuts prices are about to increase.
Kate Taylor
A Dallas Man Just Concocted the Most Expensive Starbucks Order of All Time
Coffee

A Dallas Man Just Concocted the Most Expensive Starbucks Order of All Time

The Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino contains 60 shots of espresso -- half the amount of caffeine that would be lethal for most adults.
Geoff Weiss
Fast-Food Breakfast Buzz Boosts Egg Whites' Prices
Breakfast

Fast-Food Breakfast Buzz Boosts Egg Whites' Prices

The growing breakfast market and competition for health-conscious customers combine to create an explosion in demand for egg whites.
Kate Taylor
What the Devastating Coffee Fungus Means for U.S. Coffee Shops
Coffee

What the Devastating Coffee Fungus Means for U.S. Coffee Shops

Coffee production is estimated to fall 15 to 40 percent in the coming years. Here's how your favorite coffee shops are preparing.
Kate Taylor
What Coke Is Brewing by Increasing Its Stake in Keurig
Coca-Cola

What Coke Is Brewing by Increasing Its Stake in Keurig

Coca-Cola has upped its stake in the coffee maker company to 16 percent from 10 percent.
Kate Taylor
Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again.
Seattle

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.
Jason Fell