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Paper or Foam -- For Your Take-Out Cup, That Is?

Paul Alexander | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics
Paul Alexander

Go into Jamba Juice today and you'll find something new. Your drink will be served in a specially designed double-walled paper cup.

The Daily Innovator: It's Not Who You Know But How They Think

Kevin McDermott | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Kevin McDermott

Students of reasoning styles can boost their success at convincing others of the wisdom of a new idea by identifying and adapting to the logic filters of decision makers. Sizing up a situation realistically lets us know what to expect when we're pitching a new idea, and how to make the most of it.

Starbucks Vows To Clean Up Its Act

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

* Move follows widespread criticism over low tax contributions * The UK is a great place to do business, says Starbucks EMEA boss ...

STUDY: Teens Are Spending All Their Money On Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste

The mall is out. Restaurants are in.

15 Now to Starbucks's CEO: Pay Your Employees $15 an Hour!

William Blueher | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
William Blueher

On Saturday, April 12, New York City workers and 15 Now (15now.org) activists gathered on the Fulton Mall in Brooklyn to participate in a national d...

So Much More Than The Seahawks

Laura Lippstone | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Think Seattle and you think: Seahawks. Space Needle. Microsoft. Crummy weather. Not so fast. The Pacific Northwest's Emerald City actually has a ton of sparkle.

How Starbucks Just Lost To A Local Coffee Shop

Posted 04.16.2014 | Small Business

A popular local coffee shop is set to replace one of the Starbucks in New York's Grand Central Terminal. Cafe Grumpy -- of "Girls" fame -- will re...

'Always Full' Starbucks Mugs Are The Meanest Morning Prank Ever

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste

Optimism has no business showing its face in the a.m.

Starbucks Brings Back Iced Lemon Pound Cake Thanks To Customer Backlash

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is learning that people really like their sliced cake loaves. The Seattle-based coffee company says it will...

The 'Bada Bing' of a Novel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.31.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Popular culture references can be a shorthand way of conveying vivid images. In their own unique way, they can enrich the read, if they're not over-used. Incorporating the names of people, products, films and television shows within the story can bring immediacy to the narrative.

Non-Profits and Social Media: Believe it or Not, Your Non-Profit Is a Brand

Tulani Elisa | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Tulani Elisa

Brand seems to be a dirty word in the nonprofit/NGO space. Organizations shy away from it because "it's a private sector thing" or "it only applies to organizations that have money for marketing."

What If Starbucks Had A Bouncer?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.29.2014 | Taste

This might be the future of Starbucks, so you'd better watch.

Starbucks vs. Dunkin': Which Is The Most Popular?

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste

We've often wondered what coffee chain people prefer. Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts seemed to be the two main contenders, but America's favorite was unc...

Are You On the List? Starbucks Prank

Jena Kingsley | Posted 03.24.2014 | New York
Jena Kingsley

You know what's annoying? Bouncers that won't let you in if you are not on the list. You know what else is annoying? When you can't get your morning c...

Starbucks CEO To Donate $30 Million To Support PTSD Research For Veterans

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.21.2014 | Impact

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is making a large donation to help U.S. veterans. Schultz spoke to CBS Evening News on Wednesday and announced his pla...

The Future Of Hot Drinks For A Cool $10,000

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

Slide, tap, pour. It's the new way to "make" espresso.

Booze! Coming To A Starbucks Near You!

Posted 03.20.2014 | Taste

In addition to the 80,000 beverage combinations you can order from Starbucks, you'll soon be able to order booze. Starbucks has been testing out its e...

Why Starbucks Is Concerned About Dairy

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

SEATTLE, March 19 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp is wrestling with higher costs for milk and coffee, the two ingredients in its popular lattes, but that...

Oprah's Big News: Teavana Oprah Chai!

OWN | Posted 03.20.2014 | OWN

Oprah shared a big announcement at the Starbucks shareholders' meeting on Wednesday: She has collaborated with Starbucks and the tea experts at Teavan...

In Praise of the Great Flat White

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.12.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

The first sip of my first Flat White was...revelatory. Deeply, deeply satisfying. Such silkiness, such balance of milk and espresso, such richness and flavor mixed together in a blend of smooth and velvety goodness. Sigh. I was hooked.

5 Countries You Won't Believe Have Starbucks

The Daily Meal | Posted 03.07.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Make sure that you can order your favorite morning drink in your next globe-trotting adventure.

Dear Baristas: Can We Tone Down The "A-hole Customer" Posts?

Food Riot | Posted 03.07.2014 | Taste
Read More: Starbucks, Taste News
Food Riot

First appeared on Food Riot, by Susie Rodarme I posted this article about "the worst" Starbucks customers from BuzzFeed (I know, I know) on my Facebo...

Why Urban History Matters

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 03.06.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Going forward, let's not discount the influence of history's recurring themes in how we redevelop the urban realm.

There Are 80,000 Ways To Drink A Starbucks Beverage

Posted 03.04.2014 | Taste

Here are some of the worst.

Stop Performing Random Acts of Kindness!

Jill Koyama, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Jill Koyama, Ph.D.

If we want acts of kindness to be "the gifts that keep on giving," let's each aim for concerted, not random, acts.