Starbucks tests 10oz Frappuccino Mini ??

OK, I may need someone to explain to me the point of this one. Starbucks is apparently testing a 10 ounce Frappuccino in some markets.  Besides only being 2 ounces smaller than the “Tall”, they are also less customizable.  Personally, I usually prefer my coffee a little less sugar laden, […]

What Would Happen If Starbucks Had A Bouncer?

What would happen if Starbucks had a bouncer like a night club? That is the question that that comedian Jena Kingsley set out to discover by setting up a station in front of a New York City Starbucks. She sat there, complete with a list and informed people that in […]

The Holidays Bring Out the Best in One Starbucks’ Customer

The holidays often bring out the best in people. One customer at Starbucks in New Haven was feeling the Christmas Spirit and decided to play Secret Santa to everyone who came in while he was enjoying his coffee. He gave the baristas his American Express card and told them that […]

Coffee Lovers Choose Baby’s Name For Undecisive Parents

Many people struggle over choosing the perfect baby name for their new bundle of joy, but one Connecticut couple simply could not choose. After narrowing their name choices down to two names, they decided to let the patrons of their local Starbucks vote on the name. They put up a […]

Starbucks Introduces New Steel Card for $450

Well, I’ll admit I’m in shock, especially in this economy, but its true, Starbucks has introduced a new gift card made of stainless steel and you can have one for $450. It will be available in limited quantities from the luxury website, www.gilt.com. 5000 will be available beginning at 9am […]

Starbuck’s Diet Works For Virginia Woman

For the last two years Christine Hall, a 66 year old law librarian from Virginia, has dropped 76 pounds by eating most of her meals at Starbucks. Hall decided to drop the weight after she was turned down to donate a kidney because of her size At 200 pounds and […]

Starbucks Making Laundry Detergent From Coffee Grinds and Muffins

Starbucks is getting greener all the time. They are flirting with a new recycling process that will turn coffee grinds and muffins into laundry detergent and bio plastics. This mission is being lead by scientists at the City University of Hong Kong and is being tested at a new food […]

Starbucks Acquires Evolution Fresh Inc for $30 Million

In an attempt to expand their offerings beyond coffee and tea, Starbucks has purchased San Bernardino, CA based Evolution Fresh Inc. The purchase price was $30 million.  Starbucks plans to open a new chain of wellness stores that will focus on juices and simple foods.  “We are not just acquiring […]

Starbucks Sued Over Tip Jar

According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Starbucks has been sued by a Missouri family after their loved one tried to thwart a tip jar robbery and ended up dead. Roger Kreutz was ordering coffee in a Crestwood Starbucks on March 3rd, 2008 when Aaron Poisson, who was 19 years old, grabbed […]