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Starbucks Eyes Soda And Lunch As US Sales Climb

Starbucks Corp. has continued to report healthy sales gains, even as others in the fast-food sectore have struggled. Its strategies have included price hikes, getting people to sign up for its loyalty program and the rollout of an array of new items, including breakfast sandwiches, salads and bottled juices.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2014

Starbucks Avoids UK Tax Bill

Starbucks Bringing Back Cake Slices

The company had been getting rid of the slices that came in banana, iced lemon and pumpkin flavors as part of a staggered rollout of its pricier new baked goods. In their place, Starbucks offered what looked like miniature loaves that cost $2.45, an increase of 20 cents.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

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Starbucks To Roll Out Beer, Wine To More Cafes

Starbucks says it is looking to expand alcohol sales to “thousands of select stores” over the next several years, although it didn’t provide details on an exact timeline.

CBS Seattle–03/20/2014

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Oprah Gives Starbucks Tea A Celebrity Shot

A drink called the Oprah Chai will be sold at Starbucks cafes starting April 29. The drink will also be available at the small chain of Teavana tea shops Starbucks recently bought.

CBS Seattle–03/20/2014

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Starbucks CEO Says Company Is Just Getting Started

Howard Schultz says Starbucks has a long-term target of doubling its market cap to $100 billion.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2014

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50 Cents, $1 or $2? Starbucks Adding Digital Tips

Starbucks will let customers paying with iPhone app to add gratuities for baristas.

03/11/2014

The buzz-generating coffee shop was a publicity stunt for Comedy Central's Nathan Fielder. (Getty Images)

TV comedian behind ‘Dumb Starbucks’ in Los Angeles

The buzz-generating coffee shop was a publicity stunt for Comedy Central’s Nathan Fielder.

02/11/2014

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Starbucks: ‘Dumb Starbucks’ Store Not OK

A mysterious shop named “Dumb Starbucks” is serving coffee again in Los Angeles after drawing weekend crowds that waited in a line two blocks long.

CBS Seattle–02/10/2014

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Best Local Trivia About Seattle

Seattle has a storied past. Discover interesting trivia about our beloved city with these tidbits.

CBS Seattle–02/08/2014

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Starbucks: Croissant Sales Doubled After Makeover

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks was never exactly known for its croissants — or any of the baked goods, for that matter. Now, however, the company is seeing early signs of promise for its revamped […]

CBS Seattle–01/28/2014

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