Kevin Johnson says he’s not worried about Howard Schultz watching over his shoulder, and he won’t back off a social-issues agenda that ‘we believe is good for Starbucks.’
Read about Seattle coffee retail giant Starbucks, CEO Howard Schultz and developments in the coffee industry. Topics include Starbucks brands such as Via, Teavana, Verismo, Frappuccino, Cafe Misto, Pike Place Roast and Seattle's Best Coffee. Topics also include competitors such as Peets, Tully's, Caribou, Costa Express, McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts; and Starbucks' global expansion in markets such as India and China.
The business week ahead
About 12,000 people are expected to attend the annual specialty coffee trade show, running through Sunday. For the first time this year, the expo on...
Starbucks' entry into the unicorn food craze was too much for a 19-year-old Colorado barista.
The Unicorn Frappuccino starts as “a purple beverage with swirls of blue and a first taste that is sweet and fruity,” the company said.
A study recently released by Google says that American teens are well aware of locally based brands like Amazon, Starbucks and Xbox. And they think...
While the coffee giant envisions 1,000 fancy Reserve stores globally, it will start out close to home — at the company’s Sodo headquarters.