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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.


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

Local Market Buzz

How Starbucks can raise prices for your coffee and get away with it

Food price inflation is becoming a problem for the fast food industry, and Starbucks is no exception. Milk prices are up 27% this year, and coffee prices are not far behind, rising by about 25%. 314 more words

Happy Birthday Howard Shultz

Today is the 61st birthday of Howard Shultz.

NAME:  Howard Schultz

BIRTH DATE:  July 19, 1953
EDUCATION:  Northern Michigan University… 1,229 more words

Make room Juan Valdez: Starbucks opens in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Make room Juan Valdez, it’s time to meet the green-aproned barista.

On Wednesday, Starbucks made its much-anticipated debut in the country synonymous with coffee after decades of roasting Colombia’s Arabica beans for billions of java lovers the world over. 593 more words