Starbucks Changes Direction with Big Drive-Thru Plans

One of the bolder initiatives Starbucks announced during last week's quarterly conference call was that 60 percent of the 1,500 new U.S. locations the barista-tended chain plans to open through the next five years will have drive-thru windows.

Starbucks Goes South with a Big Surge in Latin America

Starbucks fans hoping to satisfy a Frappuccino craving in Costa Rica used to be out of luck -- until Wednesday morning, when it opened its first store there. But that's just the tip of the iceberg in Latin American for coffee powerhouse.

Starbucks frappuccinos 50% off

Starbucks is introducing three frappuccino variations with a huge discount. From 3-5 p.m. May 7-16 Starbucks is having a "happy hour" with...

Starbucks launching vegan frappuccinos

Vegan friends, here's a sweet conquest. According to the blog Quarry Girl, coffee giant Starbucks is testing out soy-based vegan frappuccinos in Los...

Starbucks prices up, and down, too

Starbucks will demonstrate in some markets this week that it both deserves its "Four Bucks" moniker; and that it's all about the budget-conscious...