| May 10, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Save 50% off Frappuccino's at Starbucks Today, May 10, 2011
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Sure, gas prices have dropped a bit as we enter the early stages of summer. But they're still pretty high.
Or are they?
Via cars.com, Gizmodo stacks up the price of gas against several other commodities.
For example, Coke costs 3.84 a gallon,...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:48 PM
When Starbucks said this week that it would pay for employees to get a four-year college degree online, the coffee company joined a growing number of employers that are adding benefits to attract and keep workers.
Tuition assistance, paid time off, wage...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 11:12 AM
It could be argued that what gasoline was to the 1920s, caffeine is today – our most vital fuel. So how perfect is it that Starbucks has taken over one of the original Gilmore gas stations and restored it to something like its former glory?
| Mar 22, 2015
| 4:21 PM
The most controversial facet of Starbucks’ “Race Together” campaign — in which baristas wrote the words on customers’ cups to initiate conversations about race relations — has come to an end, the coffee company...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:48 PM
Starbucks wants its baristas to join the conversation about race relations in America.
A new campaign called Race Together that launched at all company stores this week is intended to encourage discussions about race between Starbucks employees and...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 10:55 PM
Howard D. Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks, said in a letter to employees on Sunday that baristas would no longer be encouraged to write the phrase "Race Together" on customers' coffee cups, drawing to a close a widely derided component of the...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Steven Smith, a Portland, Ore., entrepreneur whose enchantment with tea and wizardry at blending flavors helped turn the United States into a nation of tea connoisseurs, died Monday at his home in Lake Oswego, Ore. He was 65.
The cause was complications...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Umami Burger has decided to get in on the pumpkin spice latte craze with its own version of the beloved Starbucks holiday drink. Only the Umami latte comes with a beef patty and a bun. And no latte.
The Umami Pumpkin Spice Latte Burger comes topped...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Downers Grove officials approved a proposal Tuesday night to give public money to a developer who plans to overhaul the property of a closed gas station.
The village council voted unanimously to greenlight the project at the former Marathon station at...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:19 AM
European Union officials said Wednesday they had launched an investigation into whether Ireland and two other member nations were providing improper tax breaks to Apple Inc., Starbucks Corp. and Fiat Group.
The announcement came as the U.S. and other...