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  • A Union blitzed Starbucks. At Amazon, it’s a slog. May 12, 2022 10:14 PM IST

    A Union blitzed Starbucks. At Amazon, it’s a slog.

    At Amazon, the warehouses are cavernous, and workers are often more isolated and more closely supervised, especially during an organizing campaign.

  • Twitter's unique solutions after user's 'MacBook only in Starbucks' question Mar 18, 2022 06:06 PM IST

    Twitter's unique solutions after user's 'MacBook only in Starbucks' question

    “Went once with Dell, they served me coffee in a steel ka glass,” wrote one user.

  • Starbucks CEO Retires; Schultz Steps In as Interim Chief Executive Mar 16, 2022 09:07 PM IST

    Starbucks CEO Retires; Schultz Steps In as Interim Chief Executive

    Under Kevin Johnson, Starbucks was one of the big winners of the pandemic. As COVID-related restrictions closed restaurants to guests, Starbucks successfully used — and grew — its drive-thrus, app and loyalty rewards program to quickly deliver lattes and snacks to customers.

  • Starbucks CEO to retire; founder Howard Schultz to be interim chief Mar 16, 2022 07:41 PM IST

    Starbucks CEO to retire; founder Howard Schultz to be interim chief

    Kevin Johnson, 61, said he told the company’s board last year that he was considering retirement after five years as CEO and 13 years at Starbucks.

  • Volvo Cars teams up with Starbucks for pilot EV charging network Mar 15, 2022 10:34 PM IST

    Volvo Cars teams up with Starbucks for pilot EV charging network

    The Swedish automaker maker said that its pilot installations would include as many as 60 Volvo-branded ChargePoint DC fast chargers at up to 15 Starbucks store locations.

  • Starbucks rival coffee chain Tim Hortons to launch in India Mar 15, 2022 08:05 AM IST

    Starbucks rival coffee chain Tim Hortons to launch in India

    Tim Hortons, a competitor of Starbucks, is targeting to open 120 company-operated stores in the country in the next three years.

  • McDonald's, Starbucks, Coke and Pepsi all halt sales in Russia Mar 09, 2022 06:56 AM IST

    McDonald's, Starbucks, Coke and Pepsi all halt sales in Russia

  • Starbucks to hike prices to offset inflation; lowers profit guidance Feb 02, 2022 08:44 AM IST

    Starbucks to hike prices to offset inflation; lowers profit guidance

    Starbucks missed estimates for quarterly profits and comparable sales as the fast-spreading Omicron variant also led to delayed office reopenings

  • COVID-19 | Starbucks nixes vaccine mandate after Supreme Court ruling Jan 20, 2022 10:10 AM IST

    COVID-19 | Starbucks nixes vaccine mandate after Supreme Court ruling

    In a memo sent to employees, the Seattle coffee giant said it was responding to last week's ruling by the US Supreme Court

  • Starbucks expands delivery services in China with Meituan tie-up Jan 18, 2022 08:37 AM IST

    Starbucks expands delivery services in China with Meituan tie-up

    The move will expand the U.S. coffee chain’s delivery footprint in China, which has since 2018 used Alibaba Group’s Ele.me as its exclusive delivery partner.

  • Starbucks eyes faster India expansion with new store formats Oct 25, 2021 09:29 PM IST

    Starbucks eyes faster India expansion with new store formats

    India is one of Starbucks' fastest growing markets globally. The market for coffee shops in the country has surged even as tea remains a more affordable and popular beverage.

  • Explainer: Why coffee could cost more at groceries, cafes Sep 27, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    Explainer: Why coffee could cost more at groceries, cafes

    The Brazil frosts followed COVID-related supply chain snarls, a dearth of shipping containers, labor shortages and other production hiccups. Add in rising costs for virtually everything and you have a bitter cup brewing for coffee drinkers.

  • Starbucks to sell 50% stake in South Korean venture to E-Mart, GIC Jul 27, 2021 09:23 AM IST

    Starbucks to sell 50% stake in South Korean venture to E-Mart, GIC

    E-Mart, which currently owns 50% of Starbucks Coffee Korea, will acquire an additional 17.5% interest, while GIC will own 32.5%, Starbucks said.

  • Tata Starbucks appoints Sushant Dash as new CEO, Navin Gurnaney to step down Feb 10, 2021 03:23 PM IST

    Tata Starbucks appoints Sushant Dash as new CEO, Navin Gurnaney to step down

    Dash joins Tata Starbucks from Tata Consumer Products where he is currently President Packaged Beverages Business, India, Bangladesh, and Middle East, the company said.

  • China's Xi Jinping pens letter to Starbucks tycoon to promote trade Jan 14, 2021 01:34 PM IST

    China's Xi Jinping pens letter to Starbucks tycoon to promote trade

    China will "provide a broader space for companies from all over the world, including Starbucks and other American companies, to develop in China", Xi Jinping wrote in his letter.

  • Starbucks fined Rs 1.4 crore for profiteering, told to reduce prices Nov 05, 2020 01:02 PM IST

    Starbucks fined Rs 1.4 crore for profiteering, told to reduce prices

    The National Anti-Profiteering Authority has directed Starbucks to deposit the amount with 18 percent interest within three months to central and state consumer welfare funds.

  • Face-mask wearing employees escape COVID-19 outbreak at Starbucks cafe in Korea Aug 25, 2020 05:58 PM IST

    Face-mask wearing employees escape COVID-19 outbreak at Starbucks cafe in Korea

    According to the report, the Starbucks infections later resulted in nearly three dozen more cases outside the coffee shop as of August 24

  • Starbucks expands Chinese order services to multiple Alibaba apps Jul 21, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    Starbucks expands Chinese order services to multiple Alibaba apps

    Starbucks' mobile pre-order and in-store pick up feature, "Starbucks Now", previously only available on the coffee giant's own app, will be extended to four Alibaba platforms, including local services app Koubei and digital payment app Alipay.

  • Starbucks latest to halt social media ads "to stop spread of hate speech" Jun 29, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    Starbucks latest to halt social media ads "to stop spread of hate speech"

    Starbucks said Sunday that its actions were not part of the “#StopHateforProfit” campaign, but that it is pausing its social ads while talking with civil rights organizations and its media partners about how to stop hate speech online.

  • Starbucks sees up to $2.2 billion hit to third quarter operating income from COVID-19 Jun 10, 2020 07:53 PM IST

    Starbucks sees up to $2.2 billion hit to third quarter operating income from COVID-19

    The world's largest coffee chain said it would permanently close about 400 stores in America over the next 18 months and would cut the number of planned new store openings by half, to about 300 this fiscal year.

  • OYO appoints former Starbucks COO Troy Alstead as independent director May 01, 2020 03:06 PM IST

    OYO appoints former Starbucks COO Troy Alstead as independent director

    As an independent member of the board, Troy will play a supervisory role and provide guidance to the founder and the management on key business decisions, the company said in a statement.

  • Tata Starbucks writes to landlords seeking three-month rent waiver: Report Apr 07, 2020 09:50 AM IST

    Tata Starbucks writes to landlords seeking three-month rent waiver: Report

    The coffee chain wants to reduce fixed operating expenses till consumption in the sector improves

  • McDonald's, Starbucks limit dine-in service in US to slow coronavirus Mar 18, 2020 07:56 AM IST

    McDonald's, Starbucks limit dine-in service in US to slow coronavirus

    The world's largest burger chain said on Monday it would also shut self-service beverage bars and kiosks, as well as its kids area, or PlayPlaces, at the company-owned restaurants.

  • Starbucks sees hit as coronavirus prompts over 2,000 China store closures Jan 29, 2020 08:18 AM IST

    Starbucks sees hit as coronavirus prompts over 2,000 China store closures

    The world's largest coffee chain delayed a planned update - based on strong quarterly earnings results - to its 2020 financial forecast because of the outbreak, which has caused over 100 deaths and over 4,000 confirmed cases in China.

  • Starbucks becomes latest target of Hong Kong protester rage Sep 30, 2019 11:59 AM IST

    Starbucks becomes latest target of Hong Kong protester rage

    Multiple branches were covered with graffiti over the weekend as the city convulsed with some of the most intense clashes between hardcore protesters and riot police in weeks.

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