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Why Now Is the Time to Start Drinking Fair Trade Coffee

Kelsey Timmerman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Home
Kelsey Timmerman

Low prices coupled with coffee rust is threatening the livelihoods of many farmers in Central America. Consumers are paying more for coffee; producers are getting paid less; and those in the middle are making money from both.

Starbucks Is Testing A New Latte You Probably Want To Know About

Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste

That latest iteration of the dessert-drink.

How To Save Money at Starbucks

Steven Clifford | Posted 03.04.2014 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

"Don't you know? Starbucks now charges by the syllable," he explained. "The cashier was trying to trick me into ordering a 'tall drip with room' so he could charge me for four syllables instead of two." "Doppio, " I then ordered.

What Rudely Awakened Me To The Reality Of My Age

Joan Lebow | Posted 02.16.2014 | Fifty
Joan Lebow

There's always something that rudely awakens us to the reality of age. The blank stare of the thirty-something at the office when I mentioned 'fiddling while Rome burns.' The moment I hesitated to use the words 'pay phone' to describe a telecom job on my resume. Or simply that slightly panicky feeling I've felt when I've left home without even a tiny tube of concealer in my makeup bag.

5 Decor Ideas We Want To Steal From Starbucks

Posted 12.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Somewhere in the universe, two of our favorite things are coming together -- coffee and vintage decor. No, it isn't design heaven, but a far more unli...

Starbucks Announces Big Black Friday Deal

Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

For all you Pumpkin Spice Latte fiends out there, drinking your beverage of choice may have just gotten a little easier. On Black Friday this year, St...

People Who Drink Coffee Are Weak (Or: The Sociology of a Cup of Joe)

Galanty Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I often say, "Let's meet for coffee." But I never really meet anyone for "coffee." I don't drink coffee. It's more of a figurative statement. It's like when you say, "Sure, I'd love to hear your band play sometime." You don't literally mean it.

The Starbucks or McCafé Crowd: Who Counts More Politically?

Ladan Rafii | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ladan Rafii

Yes, political candidates want to be seen as "one of us" by voters, but which one counts more: the Starbucks or McCafé crowd?

23 Hilariously Misspelled Names on Starbucks Coffee Cups

Thrillist | Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste

Some of the funniest, faultiest, and crudest Sbux spelling slip-ups.

Starbucks Just Figured Out How To Take Your Money Over Twitter

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.29.2013 | Technology

Buying someone a coffee is a small gesture of kindness, but you usually need to be with a friend to make it. However, starting Tuesday, Starbucks has ...

The Best New Items on the Starbucks Secret Menu

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Thin Mint Frappuccino, anyone?

Which Chain's Pumpkin Spice Latte Is Best?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.26.2013 | Taste

Fall is in the air. Crisp, freshly fallen leaves. Sweaters. And pumpkin spice lattes, as far as the eye can see. Seriously, it seems like another chai...

Speak Up With Jimmy: Coffee Talk at the Original Starbucks Store in Seattle (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste
Jimmy Nguyen

Do you love coffee and love to talk about it? Learn some coffee talk from baristas, as I visit the original Starbucks store at the Pike Place Market in Seattle.

People Are Probably Still Going To Bring Guns To Starbucks

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's "respectful request" that customers no longer bring guns into stores stopped short of an outright ban on firearms. W...

Searching for God at Starbucks

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Where can God be found? Wherever we let Him in. Wishing everyone a sweet, happy and healthy new year!

LOOK: Starbucks Is Selling A Coffee Cup That Costs $150

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Business

Finally! A cup that's worthy of a $47.30 Starbucks drink. Meet Starbucks' limited edition Swarovski tumbler, which can be yours for just $150. ...

Starbucks Expands Food Offerings... Again

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Starbucks says it will start rolling out its own brand of snack bars and fruit pouches, marking yet another push into the packaged food ca...

Starbucks' Biggest Drink And Product Flops

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.16.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

This mega chain isn't without its missteps and failures from time to time. So just what has and hasn't worked?

American Moms to Starbucks and CEO Howard Schultz: Ban Guns From Stores

Shannon Watts | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business
Shannon Watts

The Newtown Starbucks sits right next door to the church that laid several children to rest just 8 months ago. The wounds are still fresh and slow to heal. Taunting this community with a display of guns is unconscionable.

Why Do We Drink Coffee in the Morning?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.16.2013 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

The truth, the awful truth, and nothing but the truth. ...

The Most Obnoxious Starbucks Drinks, In Order

Posted 01.06.2015 | Taste

You want a venti, quadruple shot, half caff, non fat, what?!

Starbucks CEO: 'Profitability Is A Shallow Goal'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 06.28.2013 | Business

Howard Schultz's business concerns extend far beyond his bottom line, the Starbucks CEO says. In a Thursday interview on CNBC's Mad Money with Jim...

LOOK: Starbucks Baristas Stink At Flirting

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

Starbucks baristas really need to step it up when it comes to flirting. On Sunday, Reddit user littlebabyburrito shared a photo of what appears to ...

Starbucks Pays Its UK Taxes For First Time In Five Years

Agence France Presse | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business

US-based coffee giant Starbucks said on Sunday it had paid £5 million in British corporation tax and will pay another £15 million by next year after...

Rachel Tepper

Starbucks Wants To Take Over Your Grocery Store | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

Starbucks wants its coffee to be the first thing you grab in the morning -- from your own kitchen. The Seattle-based coffee chain, which over the last...