ARTICLES RELATING TO STARBUCKS

Starbucks reports fastest sales growth in three years

2019-07-26 20:00

Forget that hipster coffee shop: Americans are falling back in love with Starbucks.

Former Starbucks chief 'seriously thinking' of 2020 White House run

2019-01-28 20:00

Former Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz said he’s seriously thinking of running for president in 2020 as a centrist independent candidate, a prospect that’s already drawing objections from Democrats who say it may throw the election to Donald Trump.

WATCH: KFC, Nike, other top US brands sweat over next step in trade war

2018-08-20 17:13

America's China factories are feeling the strains as firms scramble for shelter from the ongoing trade war.

Starbucks employee fired after mocking stuttering customer

2018-07-06 11:40

Starbucks says an employee has been fired after reportedly mocking a customer with a stutter.

Black men arrested in Starbucks reach settlements

2018-05-03 06:35

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were arrested in Philadelphia, sparking international outrage, protests at Starbucks outlets and anguished soul-searching about America's lingering problems of racial discrimination.

Starbucks to temporarily shut 8 000-plus cafes for bias training

2018-04-18 06:30

The coffee chain is temporarily closing more than half of its US stores next month for employees to undergo racial-bias training, a response to the arrest of two black men at one of its cafes.

Taste CEO Carlo Gonzaga steps down after 18 years

2018-02-12 11:49

Taste Holdings, which owns international franchises Starbucks and Domino's Pizza, has announced the resignation of CEO Carlo Gonzaga.

Loss-making Taste Holdings to continue rolling out Starbucks stores

2017-10-12 11:21

Taste Holdings, which owns Starbucks and Domino’s Pizza, reported a loss of R65m in its interim financial results, mainly driven by a sales drop across almost all categories.

Bad Taste results sees share plunge

2017-05-29 17:37

Taste Holdings share price tumbled 10% following the release of its financial results.

Big cash for burgers, doughnuts and ice cream

2016-10-23 09:30

The firm that owns the local licences to Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is looking to invest R1bn across these brands, which could create over 10 000 jobs.

 

Starbucks is investing in solar farms

2019-04-16 16:44

Starbucks is investing in eight solar farms in Texas.

Starbucks expands Uber delivery venture

2019-01-23 23:20

Starbucks is expanding its venture with Uber Eats, offering delivery in San Francisco followed by expansion into other major US cities, and rolling out a new test programme in London.

Starbucks, citing environment, is ditching plastic straws

2018-07-09 19:03

Starbucks is getting rid of plastic straws at its locations around the world.

Nestlé pays $7.2bn to sell coffee with Starbucks brand

2018-05-07 11:07

Nestlé and Starbucks are joining forces to rejuvenate their coffee empires.

US police chief apologises after Starbucks arrests uproar

2018-04-20 14:01

After the coffee chain moved to repair the damage to its image in the wake of a series of protests at Starbucks outlets, the city's police commissioner Richard Ross told reporters his force also needed to do better.

Starbucks faces image crisis after arrest of 2 black men; Twitter users react

2018-04-17 20:06

The company is through the looking glass, trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia.

Tax on disposable coffee cups gains steam

2018-01-07 11:03

British lawmakers have called on the government to impose a charge on disposable coffee cups and set a target to recycle all of them by 2023 - or ban them altogether.

Taste could spend R328m on Starbucks expansion

2017-06-04 06:02

Taste Holdings could spend as much as R328m on building up to 41 more Starbucks shops in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town, says CEO Carlo Gonzaga.

Starbucks to hire 10 000 refugees over next 5 years

2017-01-30 14:54

Starbucks says it will hire 10 000 refugees over the next five years in response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations.

Starbucks plans to double number of locations in China

2016-10-19 12:58

Starbucks will more than double its number of locations in China by 2021, increasing the company’s bet on a country that eventually could be a bigger market than the US.

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