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378 in a row - Starbucks drive-through customers pay for next person's drink

A random act of kindness at a Tampa-area Starbucks set into motion a chain of giving that lasted for nearly 400 customers…Around 7 a.m. a woman ordering from the coffee house’s drive-through paid for her own drink and said she’d like to pay for the customer behind her.

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By: Awr Hawkins

Michael Bloomberg-funded Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is now pressuring the Kroger supermarket chain to ban guns in its 2,500 stores. 207 more words


Starbucks: We Don't Give Money To Israel

via Starbucks: We Don’t Give Money To Israel.

The Huffington Post  | By Ibrahim Balkhy

Posted: 08/07/2014

WASHINGTON — The global coffee company Starbucks released a statement this week to clarify apparent misconceptions about the company’s patronage of Israel.

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Politics, World Affairs & Current Events

Starbucks: We don't fund Israel

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — It may be the one market Starbucks isn’t trying to saturate.

The coffee chain has issued a statement announcing that neither Starbucks nor CEO Howard Schultz “provides financial support to Israel,” or to its army, in the wake of what Starbucks called “false rumors.” 269 more words


What is it About Starbucks?

What is it about Seattle and Starbucks?  I’m a homegrown Seattleite and was working at UPS when the only Starbucks stores were in Seattle.  At that time they were shipping their beans in great quantities to all the mom and pop coffee shops around the country as they made a skeleton map of all the stores they would later put out of business. 654 more words


Starbucks' Food Sales Increase Average Check

Starbucks completed a very successful third quarter with a $513 million net income  (23% gain compared to the year prior), and a 6% growth in global same-store sales. 312 more words

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