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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.

Why Starbucks Will Never Be Great Again

The popular hub of latte lovers and Frappuccino sippers may be rolling right now, but the longer term outlook is far more challenging. A good cup of coffee is surprisingly easy to find these days, as is a Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' K-cup.