Coffee shop chains increase presence

Coffee shop chains increase presence

Despite the pandemic restrictions, the race to open more shops between coffee brands continues full steam ahead.
Dreadful expansion outlook for beverage chains across nation

Dreadful expansion outlook for beverage chains across nation

Social distancing and compulsory lockdowns are throwing a wrench in beverage chains’ market expansion plans this year adding insult to injury for these already unhealthy firms.
Highlands Coffee, Starbucks, and The Coffee Houses stop serving at stores for COVID-19

Highlands Coffee, Starbucks, and The Coffee Houses stop serving at stores for COVID-19

Coffee chains like Highlands Coffee, Starbucks, and The Coffee House are taking business to the online and takeaway channels in Ho Chi Minh City until April.
Starbucks bans personal cups in US, Canada stores over coronavirus

Starbucks bans personal cups in US, Canada stores over coronavirus

Reusable cups are in vogue for reducing waste but are no longer welcome at Starbucks cafes over fears of the coronavirus, the coffee chain announced.
Starbucks, Coffee Bean, and Tea Leaf losing to Vietnamese chains

Starbucks, Coffee Bean, and Tea Leaf losing to Vietnamese chains

Starbucks was the only foreign café chain to make it into the Top 5 in Vietnam, according to Euromonitor.
Starbucks becomes latest target of Hong Kong protester rage

Starbucks becomes latest target of Hong Kong protester rage

Starbucks has emerged as the latest brand to fall foul of Hong Kong's protesters after a family member of the local restaurant chain that owns the local franchise spoke out against demonstrators.
EU loses big Starbucks tax case, wins on Fiat

EU loses big Starbucks tax case, wins on Fiat

An EU court struck down an order by Brussels that Starbucks pay €30 million (US$33 million) in back taxes on Monday (Sep 23), in a decision with major significance for Apple, which is fighting a similar case.
Coffee startup Luckin set to overtake Starbucks in China

Coffee startup Luckin set to overtake Starbucks in China

BEIJING: After only a year in business, startup Luckin Coffee said Thursday (Jan 3) it will open 2,500 stores this year to dislodge Starbucks and become China's largest coffee chain.
NYSE joins forces with Starbucks on bitcoin platform

NYSE joins forces with Starbucks on bitcoin platform

The New York Stock Exchange's parent company announced plans on Friday (Aug 3) to launch a bitcoin trading platform and partner with Starbucks on a digital currency payment app.
Starbucks joins with Alibaba for China coffee deliveries

Starbucks joins with Alibaba for China coffee deliveries

Starbucks on Thursday (Aug 2) announced a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba that will give the US coffee giant greater access to China's growing food-delivery market as it faces increased competition from local firms.
Vietnam’s franchise market is gaining momentum

Vietnam’s franchise market is gaining momentum

More international brands are set to make inroads into the local market as Vietnam’s franchise sector continues to pick up momentum in 2018.
Last straw for McDonald's, Burger King in Mumbai plastic ban

Last straw for McDonald's, Burger King in Mumbai plastic ban

Burger King, McDonald's and Starbucks are among dozens of companies fined for violating a new ban on single-use plastics in India's commercial capital Mumbai, an official said on Tuesday (Jun 26).
Weak Starbucks may allow Trung Nguyen to regain footing

Weak Starbucks may allow Trung Nguyen to regain footing

Trung Nguyen may be able to recover in the domestic market as Starbucks has announced plans to close 150 stores around the globe next year.
Starbucks chief Schultz retiring, may run for president

Starbucks chief Schultz retiring, may run for president

Howard Schultz, who built a small Seattle coffee shop into the global powerhouse Starbucks, announced on Monday (Jun 4) that he was retiring from the company, fuelling speculation he may run for president as a Democrat in 2020.
Starbucks shuts 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Starbucks shuts 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Black leaders who are advising Starbucks Corp on its anti-bias training program, which begins Tuesday, hope it will reinvigorate decades-old efforts to ensure minorities get equal treatment in restaurants and stores, setting an example for other corporations.
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