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Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

...and credit card issuers, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express.So-called contactless payment isn't new. Starbucks, McDonald's, PayPal, Google and Square offer their own services, but only a small portion of customers use them. Some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-13/will-apples-digital-wallet
Teavana latest retailer to open in Augusta Mall

...merchandise, both online and in retail stores. There are more than 300 Teavana stores across North America and the Middle East.The company was founded in 1997 in Atlanta and was acquired by Seattle-based Starbucks in 2012 for $620 million.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-26/teavana-lat
Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

NEW YORK - Starbucks is giving its baristas a shot at an...Schultz told an audience of about 340 Starbucks workers and their guests that the issue...companies why they should follow in Starbucks' footsteps."Think of the example...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/starbucks-clears-college-d
Starbucks moving closer to domestic production of VIA in south Augusta

Starbucks is closer to making instant coffee in...facility.Landing the $172 million Starbucks plant was the Deal of the Year in 2012...manufacturing facility," said Howard Schultz, Starbucks' chairman and chief executive.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-07/starbucks-moving-closer-domestic-pr
Starbucks workers help renovate Broad Street building

...groups.On Thursday, more than 30 employees from the new Starbucks soluble facility volunteered to renovate the city-owned...Project is leasing the building from the city for five years.Starbucks also has given a $200,000 contribution to help fund the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-08/starbucks-w
EU investigates Apple, Starbucks and Fiat tax agreements with European governments

...has launched an investigation into tax deals that Apple, Starbucks and Fiat struck with some European countries, the start of...said.Apple has a deal with tax authorities in Ireland, Starbucks has one in the Netherlands and Fiat's financing arm has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-11/eu-investigates-apple-star
Starbucks adds digital tipping that lets customers give 50 cents, $1 or $2

NEW YORK - Starbucks will soon let customers leave tips with...device.After paying with the app, Starbucks says customers will be able to leave...the 7,000 of the roughly 11,000 Starbucks locations in the U.S. that are owned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-12/starbucks-adds-digital-tip
Starbucks' profit climbs as customers spend more

NEW YORK - Starbucks says its profit rose 34 percent in the...percent increase for the latest quarter.Starbucks Corp. has managed to keep growing through...hiked over the summer.Troy Alstead, Starbucks' chief financial officer, said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-31/starbucks-profit-climbs-cu
Starbucks facility running but not complete

Though not completed, a Starbucks Coffee Co. plant is already running in south Augusta.Starbucks officials said Thursday that about 70 employees...at the Augusta Corporate Park facility.Starbucks broke ground on the $172 million manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-01-02/starbucks-f
Starbucks opening on USC Aiken campus

Starbucks is opening Monday on the University of South Carolina Aiken campus.The coffee shop inside the Student Activities Center, at 471 University Parkway, will be open seven days a week, according to the university.Aiken also has a Starbucks at 1795 Whiskey Road.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-01-31/starbucks-o