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Starbucks Employees Can’t Get Tips via Credit Card

Only Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) knows what percentage of purchases in its stores are made by credit card, compared to cash, the company's apps and its physical Starbucks Cards. What ...
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Starbucks Takes Full Control of Its Japan Operations

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced that it will acquire the rest of Starbucks Japan. The stake that this coffee giant is looking to reacquire is roughly 60.5%. The company ...
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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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McDonald’s Shares at 52-Week Low as August Sales Bomb

Same-store sales for McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) were bad in July and worse in August. The company reported Friday morning that U.S. same-store sales fell 2.8% year-over-year, that European sales ...
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What Express and Premium Store Launches Can Mean for Starbucks

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced last week that the company is planning on expanding its stores worldwide by 1,550 this year and by 1,600 in the coming fiscal year. It ...
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Starbucks Launches Super-Premium, Express Store Formats

It’s a busy day in Seattle. Coffee and tea merchant Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced Friday morning that the company will open its first Roastery and Tasting Room by December ...
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Will Apple’s Rumored Digital Wallet Work Where Others Have Failed?

Reports hit the web Sunday that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) had signed an agreement with American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) to work on an iPhone payment system that will allow ...
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What Coke and Monster Mean for SodaStream

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), which already has a 16% stake in Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), announced Thursday it will purchase a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage Corp. ...
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Keurig Green Mountain Boosts Coffee Prices

Coffee machine maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced on Thursday that it is raising prices by as much as 9% on all its single-portion packs and other coffee ...
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Can Chick-fil-A Take Coffee Sales from Starbucks and McDonald’s?

The process of buying your morning coffee has sure changed over the last generation. Companies have strived to beat each other on quality, and we wouldn't be fair to the ...
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America’s Fastest-Growing Retailers

After the recession, retailers are growing once again and, increasingly, moving online. In the first quarter of 2014, retail sales were 2.4% higher than the same time the year before, ...
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Starbucks Introduces Its 2015 Earnings and Sales Outlook

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced its third quarter earnings its fiscal 2014. Howard Schultz and friends reported that adjusted earnings were $0.67 per share and revenue grew %11 to ...
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Ford, Toyota and Honda Top Best Global Green Brands

In a world in which consumers take ever greater interest in the environmental track records of the companies they do business with and brands they buy, several cars brands topped Interbrand's ...
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Prices Rising for Starbucks Coffee

In March Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) CEO Howard Schultz said that the company had no plans to raise its prices. This morning the company announced that a grande or venti ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Celgene, Cisco, FedEx, Starbucks and More

It is Thursday and the FOMC meeting has come and gone. With stocks again challenged new all-time highs, investors and traders keep being told that the bull market has morphed ...
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