Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges, clearing houses, data and listings services, announced today that it plans to form a new company, Bakkt, which intends to leverage Microsoft cloud solutions to create an open and regulated, global ecosystem for digital assets.
Starbucks and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. today announced a deep, strategic “New Retail” partnership that will enable a seamless Starbucks Experience and transform the coffee industry in China.
As Pearl Jam gets ready for their much-awaited Home Shows next month, Starbucks is inviting customers to donate to the band’s Home Fund, which will support a range of organizations in King County, Washington working to move people to stable housing and keep people from becoming unsheltered in the first place.
Q3 financial 2018 highlights: Consolidated net revenues up 11% to a record $6.3 billion, active Starbucks Rewards membership in the U.S. increases 14% year-over-year to 15.1 million, and cash returned to shareholders exceeds $5 billion fiscal year-to-date.
Starbucks will open its first Signing Store in the U.S. in Washington, D.C. this October, building upon ongoing efforts to connect with the diverse communities it serves.
The NextGen Cup Consortium and Challenge, convened by Closed Loop Partners, announces that McDonald’s joins Starbucks as a founding member of the group joining together to develop a global recyclable and/or compostable cup solution.
Starbucks plans to release its third quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results after the market close on Thursday, July 26, 2018 with a conference call to follow at 2:00 p.m. PT.
Starbucks announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company operated and licensed stores by making a strawless lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world.