Hoping to encourage a dialogue around race-related issues, the Seattle-based coffee giant devised the now partially dismantled "Race Together" campaign where baristas write the slogan on Starbucks coffee cups, and engage select customers in a conversation on race.
Starbucks' consistent success comes down to three things: a strong loyalty program, excellent operational execution and product innovation.
The California-based juice bar and smoothie concept hired its first-ever VP of Business Development in November, and Laina Sullivan is ready to take it nationwide.
A projected 1.4 million pounds of small lot coffee will be roasted in the first year at the new Roastery, doubling current production rates.
After years on the rise, gluten-free cuisine has fallen out of the top 10 list of the National Restaurant Association's annual survey.
I can't tell you how many photos from friends I receive of restaurant bar menus that feature gluten-free beer. The photos are sent out of enthusiasm for the gluten-free movement making its way to the beer menus across the country...
Fast casual operators can pull away from the pack by offering trendy beverages like handcrafted sodas, specialty teas and alcohol. But will margins be high enough to make it worth it?
When 82 percent of U.S. adults own smartphones, and 91 percent keep them with them at all times, a mobile strategy for retail becomes more important than ever.
Food sales drove two points of comp growth in the U.S., and the breakfast sandwich platform surged 40 percent.
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Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez believes robust rewards could help such an initiative take off.
More than 3 million Match.com members list "coffee and conversation" as one of their interests, and Starbucks wants to make sure those conversations take place in one of its locations. Match members can now use the "Meet at Starbucks" feature...
The 13th annual World Tea Expo will take place May 6 – 8, 2015 in Long Beach, California at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Mars will offer Peet's French Roast, Café Domingo and Columbia Luminosa in its proprietary, recyclable Freshpacks.
Starbucks Coffee Company has announced the launch of the Flat White espresso beverage.
The new Huntington Beach Juice It Up! is located in the Huntington Beach Promenade at 21008 Beach Blvd. in Huntington Beach.
The Mexican Chocolate Latte, Mexican Chocolate Ice Blended drink and Mexican Hot Chocolate feature chocolate and cinnamon.
HMSHost has signed an agreement with Westfield to bring four new restaurants to Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 6.
According to a news release, the first restaurants are scheduled to open in June of 2015, with the last being completed in May 2016.
The International Wine, Spirts & Beer Event, a perennial feature of the National Restaurant Association Show in May, has been renamed as BAR, which stands for Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants. The BAR branding will debut at the NRA Show in...
Cowboy Chicken's new Razzleberry Tea is available at all Cowboy Chicken locations for a limited time and is freshly brewed from tea leaves infused with raspberries and blackberries.
The Chengdu Taikoo Li store features Sichuan-inspired tiles, silk artwork by local craftsmen, and a warm wood tone interior similar to the materials used in the recent refurbishment of the nearby historic Daci Temple.
The company had said it planned to grow its East Coast presence from the Cleveland market; now its focus will shift to better-performing markets.
Guests can get a free cup of coffee and discounts on products during "Santa's White Christmas Day."
Caribou Coffee has renewed its partnership with Keurig Green Mountain Inc. with a 10-year agreement for the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of Caribou Coffee in Keurig pack formats.
QSRweb, sister website of FastCasual and PizzaMarketplace, is preparing a new report about beverage trends for 2015 and is currently looking for restaurant operator perspectives on the topic. The report will assess current beverage trends in the restaurant industry, from...
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Just when you thought the coffee behemoth can't possibly get any bigger, it announces a five-year plan to grow even more through non-traditional venues,expanded dayparts, mobile ordering and delivery.