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Starbucks sets goal of making its green coffee carbon neutral

Starbucks said at its annual shareholder meeting that it plans to make its green coffee carbon neutral by 2030. The coffee giant is also aiming to halve water usage in green coffee processing by 2030. Green coffee beans are the seeds of coffee fruit that have been separated but haven’t been ...

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U.S. businesses in China face uncertainty after WeChat bans

HONG KONG: As Tencent assesses how its business might be impacted by a U.S. decision to ban its messenger app WeChat in the country, American companies in China may become unintended casualties due to their heavy reliance on the app, experts said. U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled sweeping bans on ...

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Starbucks, Alibaba’s forge coffee delivery tie-up in China

BEIJING: Starbucks Corp on Thursday launched a partnership with Alibaba Group’s Chinese food delivery platform, in a move to shore up sales in its second-largest market and to battle aggressive competition from local coffee start-ups. Starbucks flagged in June that it was pursuing such a tie-up after reporting a ...

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Starbucks back in hot water for mocking stutterer

NEW YORK: Starbucks was back in hot water, three months after a branch manager called the police on two black men – this time for seemingly mocking a customer with a stutter. When the customer, called Sam, gave his drink order in a Philadelphia Starbucks on June 27, he stuttered ...

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Restaurant gets CCP notice for falsely selling Starbucks coffee

LONDON: The CCP has issued a show cause notice to Options International Limited for, prima facie, fraudulently selling “Starbucks” coffee in Pakistan. Starbucks, an international chain of coffeehouses registered in the State of Washington, sent a formal complaint to the CCP that Options restaurant, was fraudulently using its official trademark, ...

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Police investigating viral post that closed Georgia Starbucks


BROOKHAVEN: A viral social media hoax about a supposed Starbucks employee has lead to an investigation by the Brookhaven Police Department. In the post, which originally appeared in a Facebook group called “White People Vs. Black People (The Orginal),” a person who said they were an employee of an Atlanta ...

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Starbucks customer laptops hacked to mine cryptocurrency

LONDON: Coffee chain Starbucks says it has taken action to stop customer laptops being used to generate the cryptocurrency Monero. On December 2, a Twitter user called Noah Dinkin posted a screenshot that showed that the public Wi-Fi available in a Starbucks store in Buenos Aires, Argentina, had been hacked ...

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Starbucks Christmas drinks in color cups go on sale today

MANCHESTER: Hallowe’en has been and gone, and so for many of you, that means the countdown to Christmas has begun. And what signifies Christmas better than a steaming hot gingerbread latte? The Starbucks Christmas drinks menu went on sale today and this year they come with one extra cool treat. ...

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Starbucks CEO Schultz plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump ban

Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz said on Sunday that the company planned to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after Trump’s executive order banning refugees from certain countries. Trump on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States ...

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