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Starbucks's CEO Transition Is Unlikely to Disrupt Growth, Analysts Say
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Starbucks's CEO Transition Is Unlikely to Disrupt Growth, Analysts Say

But the last time Howard Schultz stepped down as CEO -- in 2000 -- the company's shares had plunged.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to Step Down
Howard Schultz

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to Step Down

Shares of the company were down 4 percent in after hours trading on Thursday.
We're All in the Service Business
Customer Service

We're All in the Service Business

Your product is not your business, taking care of your customers is your business.
William Bauer
Starbucks the Latest to Block Pornography from Public Wi-Fi Networks
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Starbucks the Latest to Block Pornography from Public Wi-Fi Networks

Anti-pornography organizations have declared victory for their "National Porn Free Wi-Fi" campaign.
Grace Reader
Starbucks Accused of Slashing Employee Work Hours Amid Cost Cuts
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Starbucks Accused of Slashing Employee Work Hours Amid Cost Cuts

An online petition accusing Starbucks Corp. of 'extreme' cutbacks in work hours at its U.S. cafes, hurting both employee morale and customer service, has been signed by more than 9,000 people.
How Starbucks CEO Transformed a Small Coffee Bean Store Into a Massively Successful Worldwide Brand
Radicals & Visionaries

How Starbucks CEO Transformed a Small Coffee Bean Store Into a Massively Successful Worldwide Brand

This barista-in-chief wants to use the scale of his company for good.
Carolyn Sun
Starbucks Is Giving Away Free Tea Today -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Starbucks Is Giving Away Free Tea Today -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: More than 30 million Twitter accounts were possibly hacked.
Lindsay Friedman
Starbucks, Anheuser-Busch to Partner on Bottled Teavana Teas
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Starbucks, Anheuser-Busch to Partner on Bottled Teavana Teas

Anheuser-Busch will lead production, bottling and distribution to retailers nationwide in partnership with its established network of wholesalers, the companies said.
The Key Lesson for Businesses From Starbucks's 'Diabetes Here I Come' Debacle
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The Key Lesson for Businesses From Starbucks's 'Diabetes Here I Come' Debacle

Branding experts -- and the coffee giant itself -- weigh in on the embarrassing customer dis-service that brewed bitter brand damage and fast.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Starbucks Teaches About Marketing Commodity Products
Marketing Bootcamp

What Starbucks Teaches About Marketing Commodity Products

Create a unique selling proposition around your customer's fantasy buying experience and your company benefits.
Perry Marshall
Starbucks to Serve Branded Alcoholic Drinks in Japan
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Starbucks to Serve Branded Alcoholic Drinks in Japan

The drink menu features unique concoctions such as the Wine Fraggino.
Lindsay Friedman
Starbucks' New Prepaid Card Lets Customers Earn Awards Anywhere
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Starbucks' New Prepaid Card Lets Customers Earn Awards Anywhere

The prepaid card will be available later this year and usable at any retail locations that accept Visa.
Phil Wahba
An Astronaut Comes Home -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

An Astronaut Comes Home -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Guests at an Airbnb vacation home find a dead body and a luxury airline now offers the world's longest flight.
Lindsay Friedman