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Starbucks Buys Coffee Farm in Costa Rica

In addition to creating new coffee varieties, Starbucks says it intends to use the new farm as a basis of research that will help coffee farmers around the world.

Starbucks Cups to Come with a Political Message

The world's biggest coffee chain is asking employees at cafes in the Washington, D.C., area to scribble the words "Come Together" on cups for drink orders on Thursday and Friday. CEO Howard Schultz says it's intended as a message to lawmakers about the ongoing "fiscal cliff" negotiations.

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.

Starbucks to Allow 'Digital Tipping'

The Seattle-based coffee company says a digital tip function will be added to its mobile payment application starting next summer. A similar option will also be available on Square, a new payment app that Starbucks customers will be able to use starting in November.

Starbucks Single-Serve Verismo Arrives in Stores

Starbucks Corp. is about to turn up the heat on the single-serve coffee market, and someone might get burned. The Verismo will be sold online for $199 starting this week, and in Starbucks cafes beginning next month.

Meet the Happiest Baristas on Earth

Disney will soon offer Starbucks locations at all six of its domestic theme parks, but don't expect the familiar green-aproned experience in the Magic Kingdom.

Biggest Buzz for the Buck: The Best Fast Food Coffee

If you still rely on Dunkin' Donuts for your budget buzz, you might be missing a better value. We conducted a taste test comparing the classic to coffee from McDonald's and Starbucks. Who delivers the best coffee for the price?

Starbucks Tells Baristas to Slow Down

Your morning coffee just got a little slower. Starbucks (SBUX) is telling its baristas to slow down the preparation of drinks in order to counter the image of a hot drinks assembly line. Under new guidelines for stores in the U.S. and Canada, baristas will only be allowed to work on no more than two drinks at any time, The Wall Street Journal said.

Free Starbucks with VIA purchase

Starbucks VIA packagesStarbucks is still pushing VIA, their instant home brew that comes in finger-long packets. Does anybody drink this stuff? Today through Saturday,...

Starbucks Aiming to Get More Products into Grocery Stores

Coffee chain Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) plans to use its coffee shops to test strategies aimed at getting more products into grocery stores. CEO Howard Schultz met with senior management Monday to work on a strategy for the company%u2019s growth in the next fiscal year, The Wall Street Journal reported. In a memo sent to executives the following day, Schultz said he wants to build a stronger consumer packaged goods business, using the company%u2019s retail stores as leverage.

Starbucks frappuccinos 50% off

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

Extras now cost extra at Starbucks

The warning came in April 2009, a Starbucks representative tells me: during the analyst call to review the second fiscal quarter results for 2009....