Starbucks To Stop Offering Plastic Straws By 2020The company will become the largest food and beverage company operating globally to ban plastic straws from all of its stores.
Starbucks, Citing Ocean Threat, Is Ditching Plastic StrawsStarbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans.
Starbucks To Close Over 8,000 Stores For Anti-Bias TrainingStarbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.
Drug Use Leads Some Colorado Businesses To Close Bathroom DoorsFor the homeless and drug users in Denver, business doors are often shut out of fear the restrooms will be used by drug users to inject drugs.
Starbucks Will Close 8,000 US Stores On May 29 For Racial-Bias TrainingThe announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week.
NAACP Calls For Starbucks Manager To Be Fired After Controversial ArrestsThe arrest, which was captured on video that has since gone viral, sparked accusations of discrimination and racial profiling.
Starbucks Baristas Getting Paid Sick Leave, Parental Leave, Stock BonusesIn addition, Starbucks is boosting hourly and salaried employees' pay starting in April.
Starbucks Employee Helps Track Down Sex Crimes SuspectAfter an intense surveillance operation that involved Starbucks employees and a former alleged victim, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they believe made unlawful sexual contact with teenage females.
Starbucks Selling New 'Christmas Tree' Drink For Only 5 DaysThe limited edition drink will be on sale in the U.S. and Canada from Dec. 7 through Monday, Dec. 11.
Starbucks Offering Free Holiday Drinks This WeekThe coffee giant is offering its customers a free holiday drink for a five-day stretch starting on November 9.
Lawsuit: Woman Burned, Dog Dies From Starbucks Too-Hot TeaThe lawsuit alleges that her dog also burned and died shortly after being treated at an animal hospital.
PSA: Starbucks Giving Away BOGO Macchiatos For Friendship DayEnjoy friendship day with a cool iced macchiato one on Starbucks.