Starbucks’ Strawberry Frappuccinos Made With Crushed Bugs?

March 29, 2012

Starbucks’ Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino contains “cochineal extract,” which is basically crushed up dried bugs used as dye.

Bay Area Employment Lawyer: California Starbucks Employees Sue for Wages Owed

August 23, 2011

Starbucks employees say they’re owed pay and overtime wages, reports San Francisco employment lawyer Jeffrey Keller of Keller Grover LLP.

Twitter dabbles in advertising with promoted tweets

April 14, 2010

The social networking site finally integrates advertising into its site. San Francisco ( – Popular social networking site Twitter has finally integrated advertising into its site, but in limited form. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the site is introducing “promoted tweets,” which will be displayed only on searches on the site, and only […]

Driver plows through Starbucks window

April 1, 2010

A driver drove through a window of a Frisco Starbucks last week. Frisco, Texas ( – A driver plowed through the window of a Starbucks coffee shop in Frisco last week. As reported by NBC DFW News, the driver of a Dodge truck was subsequently apprehended by authorities after being seen dragging furniture from the […]

Starbucks Instant Coffee VIA Makes Nationwide Debut

September 30, 2009

The company is set to begin offering instant coffee in stores throughout the United States and Canada. Press Release Service – Wired PR News – Starbucks will begin providing its instant coffee creation to customers nationwide on Tuesday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the company’s Via instant coffee, which is already sold in […]

Laptop Caper Steals to Check Facebook

February 24, 2009

A man steals a laptop at Starbucks to get on Facebook. Facebook is a popular social networking website. – A man attempted to steal a laptop computer in order to check his Facebook page. As reported by the, the 19 year old snatched the laptop in a Starbucks from a customer after he […]

Unemployment Benefits at 25 Year High

January 30, 2009

Labor Department reports say unemployment benefit distribution is at 25 year high. Wired PR – In reports released by the US Labor Department on Thursday, the number of unemployment benefits received in the country is said to be at a 25 year high. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the Department stated that […]

Local coffee shop patrons wave goodbye to Starbucks

July 9, 2008

Erin Alexis of Dallas, Texas is a frequent patron of Dunn Brothers in Addison, Texas and knows the value of the neighborhood shop on the corner. “This place has a charisma about it that Starbucks will never be able to attain, “she explained. “The original artwork on the walls, the regulars who visit on the patio and the charming ambiance is something that only an independent coffee can capture. Even the coffee tastes better.” Not to mention, Free and high speed internet.

Starbucks reports lower profits matching lower predictions, seems like a Grande Bean Issue!

May 2, 2008

Seattle, Washington ( — Prominent coffee house giant, Starbucks, has reported that the company’s profits have plummeted by 28% in the second quarter of 2008. The nationwide chain has commented that the drop in profits has resulted from CEO Howard Schultz’s effort to alter the performance of the company which affected the profits severely. Schultz […]

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