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What Starbucks Teaches About Marketing Commodity Products
Entrepreneurs

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
Starbucks

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
Starbucks

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
Starbucks to Open Stores in Italy
Starbucks

Starbucks to Open Stores in Italy

'We're going to try, with great humility and respect, to share what we've been doing and what we've learned through our first retail presence in Italy," CEO Howard Schultz says.
Lindsay Friedman
Starbucks Heads to Italy and an Oscars Breakdown -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Starbucks Heads to Italy and an Oscars Breakdown -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Now that you've had your coffee, make sure you're on top of today's biggest headlines.
Lindsay Friedman
Use Your 'Duckface' to Buy Stuff Online -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Use Your 'Duckface' to Buy Stuff Online -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Also: Those crunchy bits may not be peanuts in your Snickers bar.
Carolyn Sun
Creative Starbucks Barista Puts Some Love Into Valentine's Day-Themed Drinks
Franchises

Creative Starbucks Barista Puts Some Love Into Valentine's Day-Themed Drinks

We have a feeling these secret menu creations may not be so secret soon.
Lindsay Friedman
Starbucks Whips Up New Drink for Its Menu
Starbucks

Starbucks Whips Up New Drink for Its Menu

Following the release of its flat white, an espresso released last year, the latte macchiato is causing a stir with a bold taste and signature look.
Lindsay Friedman
Starbucks Couldn't Buy Better PR Than the Red Cups Coverage. Here's What We Can Learn From It.
Marketing Strategies

Starbucks Couldn't Buy Better PR Than the Red Cups Coverage. Here's What We Can Learn From It.

The coffee company's latest campaign was a bold move, but they stuck to their core values while riding out the media storm.
Scott Willyerd
3 Lessons from Starbucks' Red Cup 'Controversy'
Marketing

3 Lessons from Starbucks' Red Cup 'Controversy'

The coffee giant new annual holiday design lit up the Internet -- for the wrong reasons.
Peter Gasca
Apple Pay Is Coming to Starbucks, Chili's, KFC
Apple Pay

Apple Pay Is Coming to Starbucks, Chili's, KFC

Apple's VP made the announcement on Thursday.
11 Chains That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)
Delivery

11 Chains That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)

Your favorite restaurants are making it all too easy to get your fast-food (and fast-casual) fix.
Kate Taylor
Business Leaders Have a Responsibility to Support Police
Law Enforcement

Business Leaders Have a Responsibility to Support Police

The trend of businesses ignoring and even disrespecting the role and sacrifice of law enforcement is a failure of leadership.
Ray Hennessey