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JohnFScott/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Starbucks shares have plummeted more than 17% in value since the company revealed a sales slump in an earnings report last week. “The brand is incredibly resilient, but it’s clearly not business as usual,” former CEO Howard Schultz said in a post on LinkedIn on Sunday. The coffee giant is […]

Starbucks (NEW YORK) — Starbucks is unveiling brand-new Starbucks Refreshers with a fiery new spring twist. Starting Tuesday, April 16, Starbucks will unveil new Spicy Lemonade Refreshers in three different flavors: Spicy Dragonfruit, Spicy Pineapple, and Spicy Strawberry along with a new Spicy Cream Cold Foam, the coffee chain announced on Monday. According to the […]

JohnFScott/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Starbucks will become the first nationwide coffee retailer to accept reusable cups for mobile orders, effective immediately, the coffeehouse chain said in a release Wednesday. Customers will now also have the same reusable cup option for drive-thru orders for the first time. Coffee drinkers can now fill a “clean, personal […]

JohnFScott/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Thousands of Starbucks employees nationwide are set to walk off the job on Thursday in the largest work stoppage in the five-decade history of the company, the union representing the workers said in a statement to ABC News. Employees at hundreds of unionized stores will call on Starbucks to bargain […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Starbucks will raise the hourly pay of U.S. retail employees by 3% at the outset of next year, the company announced on Monday. The Seattle-based coffee chain operates roughly 17,000 stores in the U.S., providing employees between $15 to $24 per hour in wages and a full benefits package […]

Starbucks (NEW YORK) — Despite the date on the calendar, brands are already busy preparing their post-summer push for all things pumpkin spice, unleashing fall offerings a full 28 days before the last day of summer. For fans of the expeditious mental shift in seasons, Starbucks has you covered. Starbucks celebrates 20 years of Pumpkin […]

RapidEye/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A New Jersey federal judge has ordered Starbucks to pay a former employee who was awarded $25.6 million in a wrongful termination suit an extra $2.7 million in damages. Shannon Phillips, a former regional director for the chain, sued the coffee giant in 2019, claiming that she was fired for […]

Starbucks (NEW YORK) — Amid much back-and-forth between Starbucks and some of its workers who claim the company stopped Pride decorations from being displayed in some locations, some union employees have gone on strike to try to send a louder message. Starbucks Workers United (SWU) announced in a press release Monday, sent to ABC News, […]

JohnFScott/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A New Jersey jury ruled unanimously in favor of a former Starbucks employee who sued the company for wrongful termination, claiming that she was fired for being white. Shannon Phillips, a former regional director for the chain, claimed in a lawsuit first filed in 2019 that “her race was a […]

Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Starbucks’ former CEO Howard Schultz on Wednesday denied breaking the law in response to sharp criticism from Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who accused the company of “the most aggressive and illegal union busting campaign in the modern history of our country.” In response to questions from Sanders during […]