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Starbucks sales disappoint

SEATTLE - Starbucks on Thursday reported higher sales for...food and tea sales boosted results. As Starbucks faces more competition from fast-food...we expected it to do," Alstead said Starbucks isn't planning a national launch in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/starbucks-sales-disappoint
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
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
Mobile payment systems haven't found acceptance everywhere

...NFC, or near-field communication. Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts have apps that generate...worked flawlessly. The same is true with Starbucks' app. It's clear employees at both...behind store-specific cards, such as Starbucks', to thin out my wallet.I plan on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-11-13/mobile-payme
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 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 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
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
Unisys bringing 700 jobs to Richmond County, governor says

...said customer-service jobs amount to only 7 percent of the local employment, pointing to recent manufacturers' announcements of jobs, such as Starbucks, Rockwood Pigments and DSM. Every economic sector is growing, he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-03/unisys-bringing-700-jobs-r