For many workers at Starbucks in New York City, the worst part of their jobs may not be the hordes of demanding tourists. Or the irritation of making ever-more-complex skim Frappuccinos and green tea lattes. Or the unflattering elf hats…

Starbucks has opened its 500th store in the Latin America region. The company’s newest store in this region is located in Santiago, Chile. “Since we opened our first store in Puerto Rico nine years ago, we have seen tremendous growth…

In an effort to thank all U.S. military veterans for their service and dedication to their country, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop is offering them a free treat on Veterans Day, November 11. Every inactive and active U.S. military…

Tim Hortons today announced the biggest new specialty coffee introduction ever in Canada – at more than 2,500 locations – with the addition of lattes, mocha lattes and cappuccinos made with premium espresso. Starting at $2, the new drinks offer…

National Coffee Day is today, and to celebrate, Dunkin’ Donuts is shining the spotlight on its loyal coffee fans across the nation by offering a chance to win an appearance in one of the brand’s advertisements.  Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day,…

Here’s why your Starbucks (SBUX) barista is all smiles these days: The popular hub of latte lovers and Frappuccino sippers is rolling. Despite the tumultuous market that has battered many consumer-facing companies, shares of Starbucks hit an all-time high last…

In a SPIEGEL interview, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses his anger towards American politicians, the role of speculators in the coffee business, his expansion plans for Germany and the Seattle-based company’s plan to transform itself into a player in the…

Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is winning support for his call to withhold political contributions from U.S. lawmakers until they strike a “fair, bipartisan” deal on the country’s debt, revenue and spending. Schultz recently led the world’s biggest coffee…

ARC Holdings LLC, has announced the opening of a new Scooter’s Coffeehouse Drive-Thru Kiosk located at 76th & Pacific Street in Omaha, NE. Arc Holdings currently owns eight locations throughout the metro area, and also owns the development rights in…

Starbucks has introduced two new coffees: Starbucks VIA Caramel Flavored Iced Coffee and Starbucks Iced Coffee Blend whole bean coffee, to its already extensive selection of summertime refreshment offerings. These coffees build on Starbucks popular cold, refreshing iced coffee and…

Building on its global momentum, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced a new corporate structure to accelerate its growth strategy, which will take effect by the end of September. “Our company performance over the past two years has positioned Starbucks…

Boundless Enterprises LLC, the owner and franchisor of Omaha-based Scooter’s Coffeehouse, has announced the opening of two new locations opened in the franchise system. One location is at 3275 Cornhusker in Lincoln, NE.  This store is owned by Rita Metcalf…

Earlier this year, Howard Schultz released a book about how he turned Starbucks around. Some people never knew it was in trouble. Although the world’s largest coffee-shop chain closed hundreds of stores over the past few years, its cafe count…

Canadian fast-food chain Tim Hortons Inc. will pay its ex-CEO nearly $6 million as severance and give him a consulting job after his unexpected departure last month. The company announced Monday that it will pay Don Schroeder up to Canadian…

 Isaac Green started working at a McDonald’s as a high school student, despite the jeers of his peers. However, now he is the successful owner of eight locations in Maryland and Virginia. The eight franchise restaurants pull in an annual…

When Edward Lloyd opened a rather modest London coffee shop in 1688, it became known for more than just its delicious hot black liquid. Large numbers of merchants, shipowners and insurance brokers would stop by, not only to relax and…

Bankrupt bookstore chain Borders Group Inc plans to end a pact with Seattle’s Best Coffee and to begin operating its own in-store cafes as it restructures and tries to become profitable. The move would allow Borders to reduce licensing fees…

Caribou Coffee Company, Inc., the second largest company-owned premium coffeehouse operator in the United States based on the number of coffeehouses, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2011 (thirteen weeks ended April 3, 2011) and re-confirmed fiscal…

Located centrally on Market street in downtown San Francisco, coffee and wine bar Ma’Velous invited all coffee and wine aficionados to come celebrate their grand opening on Friday April 1. The grand opening showcased Ma’Velous’ incredible eco-chic, relaxing interior, their…

As Earth Day approaches, Starbucks is repeating its offer to give any customer who brings a reusable mug or tumbler into its stores a free brewed coffee or tea (hot or iced) on April 22. Customers can also buy a…

There are millions of coffee drinkers in the United States and every morning they head to Starbucks for that magical brown juice that wakes them up and helps to jump start their day. Are these coffee drinkers loyal followers or…

Starbucks’ frenetic SoHo location in New York City is a blur of movement and sounds on a cold winter afternoon. Grinding coffee beans rattle loudly. A stream of chilled customers sweeps through, ordering double-shot espressos and white-chocolate mochas. Every chair…

Housed in an old San Francisco warehouse, Four Barrel Coffee — with its vintage record player, 53-year-old coffee roasting machine, tables hewn from recycled wood and wall of mounted boar heads — calls one of the world’s most wired cities…