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September 11, 2014

Starbucks Corp. is reportedly considering changing its policy that forbids visible tattoos on baristas. According to CNNMoney, more than 21,000 employees have signed an online petition asking Starbucks to allow baristas in its stores to display visible, non-offensive tattoos.

Seattle — Starbucks Corp. is reportedly considering changing its policy that forbids visible tattoos on baristas. According to CNNMoney, more than 21,000 employees have signed an online petition asking Starbucks to allow baristas in its stores to display visible, non-offensive tattoos.

November 22, 2013

The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in New York has reportedly ruled that Starbucks baristas must share their tips with supervisors.

Seattle – The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in New York has reportedly ruled that Starbucks baristas must share their tips with supervisors. According to the Associated Press, the ruling supports a lower court finding that baristas at Starbucks must share tips with shift supervisors, since the supervisors do much of the same work as the baristas.

July 3, 2013

TC Global (dba Tully’s Coffee Shops) has announced the completion of the sale of substantially all of its assets to Global Baristas, an investment group led by Patrick Dempsey.

Seattle -- TC Global (dba Tully’s Coffee Shops) has announced the completion of the sale of substantially all of its assets to Global Baristas, an investment group led by Patrick Dempsey. Global Baristas bought the assets in an auction in bankruptcy court last January. The company plans to continue to operate Tully’s Coffee Shops and to retain all of the employees.

June 6, 2012

Coinstar, best known for its Redbox movie rental and its namesake coin-counting kiosks, and Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Coffee Co., have entered into an agreement to roll out Coinstar's new Rubi coffee kiosk in groceries, drug stores and mass merchants. The kiosks will feature a variety of Seattle's Best Coffee beverages.

Bellevue, Wash. -- Coinstar, best known for its Redbox movie rental and its namesake coin-counting kiosks, and Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Coffee Co., have entered into an agreement to roll out Coinstar's new Rubi coffee kiosk in groceries, drug stores and mass merchants. The kiosks will feature a variety of Seattle's Best Coffee beverages.

The rollout will begin this summer, with approximately 500 kiosks expected by the end of the year and thousands of machines in place during the next several years.

June 4, 2012

Starbucks Coffee Co. is looking to expand its food business.

Seattle -- Starbucks Coffee Co. is looking to expand its food business. The chain has entered into an agreement to acquire San Francisco-based Bay Bread and its La Boulange bakery brand, as well as to hire its well-known French baker, Pascal Rigo. The cash deal is valued at $100 million.

January 23, 2012

Starbucks Coffee Co. plans to sell beer, wine and more upscale food, including hot flatbreads and small plates, in a small number of its locations in Atlanta and Southern California by the end of this.

New York City -- Starbucks Coffee Co. plans to sell beer, wine and more upscale food, including hot flatbreads and small plates, in a small number of its locations in Atlanta and Southern California by the end of this. The company previously announced the same plans for about half a dozen stores in Chicago.

Currently, five stores in the Seattle area and one in Portland, Oregon, now feature the extended offerings.

January 19, 2012

Starbucks Corp. is closing in on its retail deal with India’s Tata Coffee Ltd., which makes and exports instant coffee and plantation coffee, Reuters reported.

New York City -- Starbucks Corp. is closing in on its retail deal with India’s Tata Coffee Ltd., which makes and exports instant coffee and plantation coffee, Reuters reported.

Tata Coffee plans to open a Starbucks coffee shop by the end of this year, the report said.

August 18, 2010

Starbucks Corp. said it is planning to use its coffee shops as a testing ground...

May 11, 2010

Starbucks Corp. plans to revamp its Seattle's Best brand, expanding its availability through franchises and...

March 8, 2010

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced that Pebbles Acquisition Sub extended its previously announced $35.00 per...

July 17, 2008

Starbucks Corp. has named all 600 company-owned stores it plans to close in a bid...

July 13, 2008

Starbucks announced Monday the first round of stores that will close by the end of...

June 26, 2008

Diedrich Coffee announced that James L. Harris has joined the company as VP of sales....

June 11, 2008

Starbucks Coffee Co. has entered into a deal with SSP, the U.K. operator of food...

May 28, 2008

Starbucks Coffee Co. is supporting its international expansion with its first coffeehouse in Argentina. The...

May 21, 2008

Starbucks Coffee Co. said Wednesday its Canadian subsidiary agreed to buy 40 stores from its...

April 10, 2008

Starbucks Corp. plans to close 45 coffee stands that operate inside Save Mart Supermarket and...

February 7, 2008

Diedrich Coffee, Inc. announced that Stephen V. Coffey has tendered his resignation from his position...

January 31, 2008

Seattle Starbucks announced that it plans to close 100 underperforming locations in the United States,...