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Oprah Gives Starbucks Tea a Celebrity Shot

By Candic Choi | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
Oprah Winfrey announced that Oprah Teavana Chai Tea will be sold at Starbucks cafes beginning April 29.

Starbucks Unveils Tea Bar in New York City

By Candice Choi | Thursday Oct 24, 2013
Starbucks is opening a new cafe in New York City, and it won’t serve any coffee. The Seattle-based company on Thursday plans to open its first Teavana "tea bar," where people can order specialty drinks and small dishes in a trendy, cafe-like setting.

Starbucks Progressive Puts it in Hot Seat on Guns

By Candice Choi | Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun laws.

US Businesses Come Out in Support for SCOTUS Rulings

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
A number of well known companies who have backed LGBT rights in the past applauded the Supreme Court’s rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8.

What’s in Your Venti? Starbucks Starts Counting Calories

By Candice Choi | Thursday Jun 20, 2013
Which has more calories - a small caramel Frappuccino or a similar sized Iced Caffe Mocha? Starting June 25, customers will be able to see calorie counts in Starbucks’ 11,000 U.S. locations.

Santorum: Gay Marriage Support is Suicide for GOP

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 10, 2013
Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum said if the Republican Party supports gay marriage it would be "suicidal."

NOM Sets Sights on Starbucks for Gay Marriage Support

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 14, 2012
A leading anti-gay marriage group is targeting Starbucks for its support and has launched a campaign that aims to warn the coffee company’s Middle Eastern customers about its pro-gay stance.

Starbucks Heats Up Coffee Brewer Market

By CANDICE CHOI | Sunday Sep 23, 2012
Starbucks Corp. is turning up the heat on the single-serve coffee market, and someone might get burned.

Starbucks’ Evolution into Juice Store and Bakery

By CANDICE CHOI | Sunday Aug 12, 2012
Starbucks purchased the Evolution Fresh brand late last year for $30 million. The California-based company uses fresh fruits and a process called high-pressure pasteurization to make the juice without heating it.

NOM Launches Global Anti-Gay Campaign Against Starbucks

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 12, 2012
The anti-gay group the National Organization for Marriage announced that it’s taking its national "Dump Starbucks" campaign global by urging citizens in a number of countries across the world to boycott the company because it supports marriage equality.