In the latest installment of an occasional series of Starbucks history, here’s the unlikely story behind Starbucks most popular brewed coffee, Pike Place Roast.
Sara Bowen and her team push to change the world, toppling one barrier at a time.
Emma Lunder and Sarah Beaudry, both Starbucks partners, recount their paths to the top of the sport combining cross-country skiing and precision rifle firing -- and on finding the critical center of calm within.
In its 23rd year, Hot Java Cool Jazz celebrates and supports Seattle’s high school jazz bands.
What do the mystical sparkles mean? It remains to be seen with Starbucks new Frappuccino blended beverage.
After announcing Starbucks has achieved gender and racial pay equity among its U.S. partners, Lucy Helm, chief partner officer, said the company will now work “with deliberate speed” to close the gender pay gap for all partners in company-operated markets worldwide.
As a continuation of the company’s ethical sourcing commitment, Starbucks will launch a pilot program with select coffee farmers in Costa Rica, Colombia and Rwanda to develop traceability technology, and collaborate with Conservation International to measure the impact to farmers.
More than 3,000 shareholders and special guests, including the Puerto Rican band Pirulo y La Tribu, were at Wednesday's Starbucks Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Read our complete recap, from the first people in the predawn line to announcements by ceo Kevin Johnson to a grand finale by opera singers from La Scala.