Starbucks, Panera Promoting ‘Improved’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Starbucks and Panera are each hyping reformulated versions of their pumpkin spice lattes in a fight to win over fans of the drink in coming weeks.

CBS Seattle–08/17/2015

Starbucks President and CEO Howard Schultz (Getty Images)

Starbucks Spearheading Mission To Hire 100K Disadvantaged Young Adults

Over a dozen major U.S.-based companies, including Starbucks and Microsoft, have agreed on a three-year plan to help employ at least 100,000 unemployed and disadvantaged young people.

CBS Seattle–07/13/2015


Starbucks Raising Prices On Drinks

The increases will range from 5 to 20 cents for most drinks.


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Starbucks Closing La Boulange Shops By End Of September

La Boulange restaurants, which are mostly found in San Francisco, is no longer sustainable.



Starbucks Closing La Boulange Cafes

Company says it will shut down the 23 La Boulange restaurants, which are mostly in San Francisco, by the end of September.


File photo of a Starbucks coffee shop. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Targeting Starbucks App Users; Starbucks Denies Reports

A new hacking scheme is targeting Starbucks customers’ mobile payment app and gift cards, according to CBS News — and the thieves don’t even need a debit card number.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015


Starbucks Will Offer A Birthday Cake Frappuccino For 5 Days

Seattle-based coffee chain Starbucks is celebrating the 20th birthday of one of its signature drinks, the Frappuccino, with a birthday cake-flavored version of the sugary treat.


A barista works behind the counter at a Starbucks. (credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing “Race Together” On Cups

Starbucks baristas will no longer write “Race Together” on customers’ cups starting Sunday, ending as planned a visible component of the company’s diversity and racial inequality campaign that had sparked widespread criticism in the week since it took effect.


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How Starbucks Delivery Will Work In Seattle

Starbucks says it will launch delivery in parts of Seattle and New York City in the second half of this year

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Starbucks Steps Into Conversation About Race

Starbucks’ campaign aimed at encouraging people to talk about race relations in the U.S. is the latest example of a big company trying to tie its brands to big social issues

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015