Dozens of demonstrators were staking out Starbucks on Tuesday, protesting the company’s lack of paid sick days for employees.
The price of a pound of raw coffee beans has almost doubled in 12 months. Transportation costs, demand and some disappointing harvests have all contributed.
As coffee prices continue to rise, many who guzzle the hot beverage are looking for a cheap way to fuel up each morning. CBS4 asked their Facebook fans what coffee they found to be good and cheap.
A 22-year-old Starbucks employee known for his sunny attitude and smile received a token of appreciation from customers this week in the form of a $1,100 check to pay for much-needed prosthetic feet.
At almost any fast food chain a supersize menu can be found. Now Starbucks is joining the trend.