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Why Didn’t Libraries Check with Redbox First?

Until quite recently government and Starbucks were the only two large organizations catering to the dysfunctional at the expense of its rule–following. Government presides over the transition of public sidewalks into outdoor toilets, with used syringes adding a splash of color. While Starbucks is bringing the sidewalk inside and opening its bathrooms to one and all, regardless of whether or ...

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Starbucks Introduces ‘Merry Coffee’ Holiday Cups, Promises They Are Not Avoiding Christmas

Starbucks unveiled its 2019 holiday cups featuring the line “Merry Coffee” Thursday, but the organization promises that they are not avoiding the word “Christmas.” The national coffee chain’s cups feature “a swirl of candy cane ribbon, a pop of green, and a merry greeting” that comes close to wishing coffee drinkers a “Merry Christmas.” The sleeve on Starbucks holiday drinks ...

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Dunkin Exec Reportedly Critiques Starbucks For Being Too Political — ‘Just Be Happy’

A Dunkin executive reportedly criticized Starbucks for their political messaging, saying that Dunkin Donuts just wants customers to get “in & out of our store in seconds.” Dunkin Donuts executive Drayton Martin reportedly critiqued Starbucks at the International Trademark Association’s annual meeting in Boston, according to a tweet from law professor and Boston Globe writer Alexandra Roberts. Martin was named ...

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Howard Schultz Could Use a Little Caffeine

Howard Stern has the same likelihood of being elected president in 2020 as Howard Schultz, but the Stern campaign would be much more interesting. And Stern already has nationwide name identification that ‘Starbucks’ Schultz lacks. Outside the business pages, the only major coverage Schultz has received in the recent past has been negative. Howard’s news coverage includes the hilarious ‘Race ...

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Starbucks Plans To Sell Mixed Drinks In Upscale Cafes; Faces Challenges From Within

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson is scaling back the vision of his predecessor to revamp the coffee chain’s sales and expansion goals through opening hundreds of high-end coffee shops, The Wall Street Journal reports. Starbucks founder and former CEO Howard Schultz envisioned opening 1,000 Starbucks Reserve cafés that would sell more-expensive coffee, cocktails and artisanal baked goods. Schultz also wanted to ...

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Hate Lines? Starbucks Wants To Bring Its Coffee To You

Starbucks will deliver coffee to customers in a new venture set to hit a quarter of its U.S. stores in early 2019, according to a Friday report. Starbucks will partner with UberEats food delivery company to deliver coffee and other food products to customers, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. UberEats is an app that partners with restaurants to provide ...

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Amazon announces new HQ sites, Starbucks announces cuts, and Consumers Expect to Spend More on Gifts in 2018

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) announced Tuesday that it will build two new Headquarters facilities in the United States amid record-high consumer confidence while Starbucks (SBUX) announces layoffs, Fox Business’ Charles Payne reports. Amazon chose New York City and the Washington, D.C. area, specifically Alexandria, Virginia, for its two new headquarters campuses placing them firmly in the nation’s financial and political centers. ...

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Starbucks Takes on Plastic Straws

The popular coffee company announced Monday that it will completely remove plastic straws from all of its stores by 2020. Starbucks claims the changes will help them eliminate more than 1 billion plastic straws per year. CEO of Starbucks, Kevin Johnson, called the effort to remove plastic straws a “significant milestone” for the company in a statement. Starbucks said the cold-cup ...

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Is It Starbucks Or The FBI?

The news has lately been full of established American institutions that have gone rogue and done things that they not only should not have done, but that are wrong in the deeds themselves for having been done. Here’s a little quiz to see if you can tell the difference between two of the most noteworthy newsmakers: Which major US organization ...

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Starbucks Seeking Volunteers for Sociology Experiment

Previously, Starbucks’ customer base had its own individual criteria for choosing a favorite coffee spot among the company’s many outlets. It might be a comely barista, the pastry selection or the free Wi-Fi signal’s clarity. For the immediate future, however, I suggest abandoning all criteria but one: The strength of the cell phone connection, because chances are you’re going to ...

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Starbucks to Manage Concessions for Homeless Encampments

Today we live in a society constantly buffeted by waves of hysteria and that’s just what’s coming from corporate America. And the panicked plutocrats are unable to formulate a proportionate response, something that was routine 25 years ago. In 1993 four children contracted E. coli and died after eating a ‘Monster Burger’ at Jack in the Box. In response, Jack ...

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Starbucks Is Shutting Down 8,000 Stores For The Day To Prove They’re Not Racist

  by Amber Randall Starbucks is shutting down 8,000 stores for one day to offer racial bias education training to employees, the company announced Tuesday afternoon. The 8,000 company owned stores will close down May 29 to educate employees on how not to discriminate against people in their stores. During that afternoon, about 175,000 employees will participate in learning about implicit ...

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Starbucks Serves Dems Hot Cup of Woe with Raises and Bonuses Thanks to Tax Cuts

he hugely popular coffee chain Starbucks has made an announcement that will leave Democrats with steam coming out of their ears. The Seattle-based corporation has become the latest employer to pass the savings from the President Trump’s tax cuts onto workers and will be raising wages, offering bonuses and improving benefits. This is not good news for Democrats who unanimously ...

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