Teavana

Starbucks Read the Tea Leaves Right on Its Teavana Acquistion

Teavana Holdings' final quarterly report as a standalone public company had strong news on net sales, and so-so news on same-store sales. That puts new owner Starbucks in a sweet spot as it prepares to take the premium tea seller to the next level.

Another 1,500 Starbucks Cafes Are Just Around the Corner

Another Starbucks may soon pop up near you. The world's biggest coffee company says it's planning to add at least 1,500 cafes in the U.S. over the next five years. That upbeat expansion plan marks a shift from Starbucks' recent predictions of slower growth.

Premium Tea: The Next Hot Beverage Craze

Remember when Starbucks was special? Now you can get a good cup of coffee just about anywhere, including at home. If you're seeking the next hot beverage business with lots of room for growth, it's Teavana, the mall-based tea retailer that went public last month and expects to open 50 new stores this fiscal year.

10 IPOs You Can Buy at VIP Prices

IPOs can leave your average retail investor feeling left out -- a bunch of powerful bankers and their friends getting first dibs on a hot new company. But herein lies an advantage of the recent market turmoil: Many of the most noted recently-public companies are now trading for less than their original values.