Tag Archives: Starbuck’s

May 16

Starbucks’ China challenger Luckin Coffee will price IPO at $17 a share

CNBC Amelia Lucas & Leslie Picker Luckin Coffee is preparing for its initial public offering for tomorrow and is trying to overtake Starbucks as the coffee chain with the largest presence in China. Luckin Coffee will price its initial public offering at $17 per share, sources with knowledge of the deal told CNBC on Thursday. […]

June 14

Netflix and Starbucks Share More In Common Than You Might Think…

Written by: Adam Levy, The Motley Fool When someone talks about Netflix, you might hear it compared with Amazon.com or Hulu or cable. But it’d be a big surprise to hear Netflix and Starbucks in the same sentence. (Unless the sentence is “I was watching Netflix in Starbucks.”) The two businesses seemingly couldn’t have less in […]

May 02

Starbucks Is Named After A Character In Moby-Dick…

Thomson Reuters In an interview with The Seattle Times, Starbucks co-founder Gordon Bowker told the story of how they arrived at the name. At first, they were going through a list of words beginning with “st” because they thought those were powerful. “Somebody somehow came up with an old mining map of the Cascades and Mount Rainier, […]

May 01

Starbucks Is Opening A Super-sized Gourmet Location In Chicago…

— here’s what it could look like Written by Kate Taylor A rendering of the Chicago Roastery, which will be on the Magnificent Mile.Starbucks Starbucks is opening an enormous, super-upscale location in Chicago. On Wednesday, the coffee giant announced it planned to open a four-story, 43,000-square-foot Roastery in Chicago in 2019. The location, which will be […]

April 27

5 Marketing Tactics From Starbuck’s Unicorn Frappuccino Launch You Can Copy…

Kate Harrison ,   CONTRIBUTOR I write about green businesses and how to help startups succeed. From the Food Babe ranting about what the Unicorn Frappuccino actually contains, to Business Insider reporting that the magical sounding drink is all sold out, it is clear that there is one thing Starbucks is doing well — other […]

April 13

Starbucks Mobile Ordering Is Going Too Well…

Tom Ryan, Contributor Starbucks has a good problem with mobile ordering. The retailer experienced its weakest quarterly comp gain since 2009 at the end of last year. On its first-quarter conference call in January, company officials attributed the lack of growth to long lines that are being exacerbated by an uptick in mobile ordering. Waits […]

April 02

Decaf Coffee Taste Test: The Good, The Bad And The Really, Really Bad…

By Eva Hill, Julie R. Thomson   Decaf is often met with scorn in the coffee world, and it’s usually completely deserved. It’s coffee without its greatest attribute — CAFFEINE — so what’s even the point? Also, it tastes terrible 99 percent of the time. This scornful attitude only heightens decaf’s bad reputation, because it […]

November 20

The Starbucks “Trump” Cup Is Causing A Ton Of Controversy…

Megan Friedman – Delish <img class=”Maw(100%)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/d7TPZldUaVtnLqQXgO2MUg–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/delish_597/0e780f3a9f7fdd750113b9d0e0027022″/> From Delish It seems like every holiday season, there’s some sort of controversy surrounding Starbucks. Usually it involves the red holiday cups and whether they’re Christmassy enough. But this year, it seems like Starbucks controversies have all had something to do with President-elect Donald Trump. First, on Wednesday, […]

November 04

Starbucks New Cups Are Going to Jolt You More Than Its Coffee… #UNITYCUPS

You think you’re getting the usual red cups for the holidays? Think again. By Chris Matyszczyk Chris Matyszczyk advises clients about advertising and marketing through his company Howard Raucous. In 2013, MediaPost named him the Most Influential Person on Madison Avenue. Full bio @ChrisMatyszczyk Owner, Howard Raucous LLC@ChrisMatyszcz They started with a blank. And then made something […]

June 02

Coke + Ciroc + Starbucks = WINNERS!!!

Cocktail Chronicles Announces Winners of the Beverage Brands Battle Winners to Be Awarded At Upcoming Cocktail Chronicles Events June 1, 2016   ATLANTA, GA, Cocktails Chronicles is an online multi-digital publication whose mission is to empower consumers on their beverage choices, is pleased to announce the winners of its “Battle of the Beverage Brands” competition.  […]