Is Starbucks Open On Thanksgiving 2020?

While some may find Thanksgiving to be a relaxing time filled with spending time with family and eating delicious and rich foods, for the people who are tasked with preparing the traditional feast, it can be the busiest and most stressful day of the year. For those who will be spending their Thursday primarily in […]

Starbucks Teaming Up With Black Partner Network To Make Custom BLM Shirts After Dramatic Policy Reversal

The Starbucks Corporation has not only reversed their earlier policy which banned employees from wearing Black Lives Matter clothing, they’re now working with designers to create custom shirts for their workers. According to a report in The Los Angeles Times, the shirts, which are designed by the Black Partner Network, will be considered acceptable workplace […]

Starbucks Reverses Stance, Will Allow Employees To Wear Black Lives Matter Gear

On Friday, Starbucks stated that they would allow employees to wear gear that advocates for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, CNBC reported. This is a reversal from their previous stance, which prohibited employees from wearing clothing, pins, or other accessories that supported BLM. The reversal comes after the company faced backlash on social media […]

Starbucks Releases Their Spring Menu Which Features Two New Drinks: Pineapple Matcha & Golden Ginger

Starbucks is preparing for the spring season early with the debut of its new spring menu featuring two new drinks and new breakfast wraps, reports People Magazine. According to a press release from the coffee chain, their spring beverages include a Pineapple Matcha and a Golden Ginger drink. Both are fit for dairy-free people since […]

Starbucks Slammed After 8-Year-Olds Were Found Working At Several Of Their Supply Farms

Popular coffee chain Starbucks has found itself in hot water after a documentary exposed several Nicaraguan farms that supplied the company relied on child labor. Worse still, the children were subjected to grueling working conditions and were hardly paid for their services. According to The Guardian, some of the children found working on the farms […]

Is Dunkin’ Open On Christmas Day 2019?

Christmas morning can be a busy time, especially for those who find themselves traveling on the holiday. People who are on the road Christmas Day or are just in need of a donut and cup of coffee may be wondering if they’ll be able to swing by Dunkin’ donuts to get their fix. According to […]

Is Starbucks Open On Christmas Day 2019?

Christmas is right around the corner and with all the festive fun with friends and family comes some serious exhaustion. A caffeine boost may be needed to get through Christmas Day after all the wrapping, cooking, and decorating. However, not every coffee place will be open on December 25 — including Starbucks. In actuality, whether […]

Starbucks Again Apologizes For Treatment Of Police, This Time After Two Cops In California Refused Service

Starbucks has apologized after two police officers in California were refused service, ABC News reports. It’s the latest in a string of incidents in which the company has been accused of mistreating law enforcement officers. The event took place at a location in Riverside on Thursday night, although what happened specifically remains unclear, according to […]

Kiefer Police Chief Johnny O’Mara’s Daughter Thanks Starbucks Crew For Cup Incident, ‘He Absolutely Is A Pig’

A Twitter user claiming to be the daughter of an Oklahoma police chief whose officer was given a Starbucks cup that said “PIG” instead of his name says that her father “absolutely is a pig” and deserved to be called out for it, The Daily Mail reports. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, a kerfuffle […]

Starbucks Barista Fired After Writing ‘PIG’ On Police Officer’s Hot Chocolate

A Starbucks barista in Oklahoma has reportedly lost their job after writing “pig” on a drink label intended for a police officer, according to a report Saturday from The Washington Post. An Oklahoma police officer reportedly visited a Starbucks on Thursday – the morning of Thanksgiving – to get beverages for some of his co-workers […]

Is Dunkin’ Open On Thanksgiving 2019?

If you run on Dunkin’ Donuts coffee to get you through the day, you may be wondering whether or not the popular coffee chain is open on Thanksgiving Day. According to Delish, if you need a cup of coffee (or maybe even a donut or a dozen) before you start prepping your holiday meal, you’re […]

Is Starbucks Open On Thanksgiving 2019?

While some people may be waking up early on Thanksgiving morning to get ahead on preparing dinner, others may be waking up early to grab a cup of their favorite Starbucks beverage. With it being a holiday, though, will the popular coffee chain be open? If you need to grab an espresso or a caramel […]

Eco-Friendly Alicia Silverstone Catches Heat For Drinking Starbucks Instead Of Brewing At Home

Alicia Silverstone, known best for her role as Cher Horowitz in Clueless, has made it her mission to make Starbucks a more eco-friendly coffee chain. The 42-year-old actress took to her Twitter account to dish on a recent experience at Starbucks with her 370,000 followers. “Depressing! Just brought my reusable mug to @Starbucks &saw staff […]

Dove Cameron Shuts Down Instagram With Icy Pink Hair, Gucci Shoes, & Starbucks

Dove Cameron comes with the kind of beauty that seems to work regardless of the finish. The Descendants actress rocks fiery purple hair on-screen and platinum blonde locks as her trademark, although the 23-year-old’s latest social media update has shown some experimenting. Dove has updated her Instagram with a brand-new look, a little designer injection, […]

Is Starbucks Open On Labor Day? Here Are The Hours

Whenever there is a federal holiday, it can be hard to know if your favorite stores or restaurants will be open. A lot of people look forward to their morning cup of coffee and for many, Starbucks is their go-to place for their caffeine fix. However, you may be wondering if you can go to […]

A Man Is Trying To Visit Every Starbucks In The World And Has Already Spent $150,000 Doing So

The popular coffee chain Starbucks has been widely successful for years now, known for their wide menu and creative drinks. There are more than 30,000 Starbucks coffee shops in the world, in the United States, Canada, France, Japan, and Peru, just to name a few locations where coffee lovers can pick up a hot cup […]

The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Be Returning Earlier Than Ever This Year

The Pumpkin Spice Latte is arguably one of the most famous drinks that popular coffee chain Starbucks offers. Over the past couple years especially, it’s gotten a lot of attention on social media as one of the primary staples of the fall season. It may be relatively expensive and packed with calories, but the combination […]

Starbucks Apologizes After Tempe Police Officers Were Asked To Leave Because A Customer Didn’t Feel Safe

Starbucks apologized on Sunday for a July 4 incident in which six Tempe, Arizona police officers were asked to leave one of its locations because a customer didn’t “feel safe” around them, Reuters reports. The apology comes after the company had had a few days to investigate the incident. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, […]

A Starbucks In Arizona Reportedly Asked Cops To Leave Because A Customer Didn’t Feel Safe Around Them

The manager of a Tempe, Arizona, Starbucks reportedly asked several police officers to leave the establishment because at least one customer “didn’t feel safe” around them, Phoenix’ KSAZ-TV reports. The incident happened on Thursday, July 4. According to the Tempe Officers Association, five officers had gone to an undisclosed location in the city and ordered […]

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Takes Summer Hiatus, Suspends 2020 Campaign

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has suspended his 2020 presidential campaign due to a sore back, according to The Huffington Post. Schultz surprised his staff members earlier this week when he arrived unannounced at his campaign headquarters after months of not showing up. According to a source who was present at the meeting, Schultz then […]

‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8: HBO Digitally Edits Out Coffee Cup From Episode 4

As previously reported by The Inquisitr, what appeared to be a Starbucks coffee cup managed to avoid detection and show up in Episode 4 of Game of Thrones Season 8. However, HBO has now fixed the problem and digitally edited out the errant cup from the scene. SPOILER ALERT: This article discusses Episode 4 (titled […]

‘Game Of Thrones’ Producer Apologizes For Coffee Cup In Scene

(This post contains minor spoilers for Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, “The Last of the Starks.”) After an entire day of social media mockery – and more than a few conspiracy theories about secret product placement deals – the producers of Game of Thrones have finally addressed the elephant in the room from Sunday’s […]

Starbucks On ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cup: ‘We’re Surprised She Didn’t Order A Dragon Drink’

(This post contains minor spoilers for Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, “The Last of the Starks.”) Game of Thrones has featured some shocking moments in its eight seasons, but never one quite like Sunday night’s when, per The Inquisitr, what appeared to be a Starbucks cup could be seen on a table in Winterfell […]

A Starbucks Cup Appeared On Sunday’s ‘Game Of Thrones’

(This post contains minor spoilers for Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, “The Last of the Starks.”) Game of Thrones is set in a fictional, fantastical realm in which it’s a given that modern amenities are not available to the characters. So why was there a Starbucks cup in Sunday’s episode? A few social media […]

Howard Schultz Trust Sued By Construction Worker Over Workplace Injury

Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, is facing more trouble this week. Earlier, Schulz had faced some backlash for claiming to have spent more time with the military than any other candidate currently running for president. He later apologized for his errant comments. Now, the potential presidential hopeful is being sued by a contractor […]

Howard Schultz Apologizes For Military Comments

Howard Schultz, the longtime CEO of Starbucks, has been flirting with an independent presidential run for 2020. The executive, who has never held public office, has now apologized for a notable gaffe. In an interview this week with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, per Politico, when asked about his readiness to command the military, Schultz […]

Ariana Grande Posts Flying Cash Bills Video Following ‘Non-Vegan’ Starbucks Drink Scandal

The message seems simple — spend it like you earn it. On March 14, 2019, Ariana Grande updated her 148 million Instagram followers with a black-and-white video. Imitation dollar bills with “Sweetener” print are flying from a cash dispenser and Ariana can be heard laughing. Up until the 2019 release of “7 Rings,” Ariana’s apparently […]

Ariana Grande Dragged On Twitter For Promoting Egg-Filled Starbucks Drink Despite Claiming To Be Vegan

Ariana Grande is currently facing some serious backlash on social media following her recent collaboration with Starbucks. The 25-year-old Grammy winner is being slammed on Twitter for promoting and drinking a non-vegan beverage despite claiming to be vegan, Vegan News is reporting. As The Inquisitr covered earlier today, the “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m […]

Ariana Grande Unveils Her New Starbucks Drink, The Cloud Macchiato — And It’s As Dreamy As It Sounds

Earlier this week, The Inquisitr reported that Ariana Grande might be teaming up with Starbucks to launch her very own coffee drink. The news was confirmed by the popular coffee franchise on the very next day. On Tuesday, Starbucks revealed that they would be adding a new product to their permanent menu — the deliciously […]

Ariana Grande To Get Her Own Starbucks Drink

Grande and the coffee giant may soon come together for the ultimate collaboration. The singer tagged Starbucks on a Twitter post on Monday, leading to speculation about a future partnership with the company. Not long after, a Starbucks employee posted a tweet revealing that Grande will reportedly get her own drink called “Cloud Macchiato,” set […]

Howard Schultz Apologizes To Sonics Fans Ahead Of Presidential Run

Howard Schultz, the former chairman and CEO of Starbucks, took steps towards declaring a centrist, independent presidential run on Sunday. In a CBS News interview, Schultz said that he’s “seriously considering” running in 2020. “We’re living at a most fragile time,” Schultz said on 60 Minutes. “Not only the fact that this President is not […]

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Planning To Run For President As Independent in 2020

The former CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, is seriously considering a run for U.S. President as an independent candidate in 2020, according to CNN. A source close to Schultz told the network Schultz was “exploring a possible independent bid for the presidency in 2020. [He] is thinking deeply about his future and how he can […]

Starbucks’ Black & White Latte To Return On New Year’s Eve For A Limited Time

Starbucks is still celebrating the holiday season, and is inviting fans to join in as well — bringing back a beloved beverage just in time for 2019. According to People, the coffee franchise will briefly bring back the black and white latte to its menu. In fact, the entire family of black and white mocha […]

Starbucks Is Offering A Special Holiday Happy Hour With $3 Drinks For Thursday Only

Starbucks is giving their customers just what they want this holiday season — discounted drinks! According to People, the coffee giant is having a happy hour today, December 20, and all grande holiday beverages are just $3 from 3 p.m. to close. This saves customers about 50 percent from what these drinks usually retail for. […]

Starbucks Is Expanding Its Delivery Service

Starbucks is trying to make grabbing your favorite brewed beverages a little bit easier. On Thursday, December 13, the coffee giant announced its plans to expand its door-to-door delivery service in the coming year, according to a report from the Verge. In a statement outlining its upcoming delivery service plans for 2019, the company wrote […]

Starbucks Announces New Holiday Drink And Return Of ‘Starbucks For Life’ Contest

Winter weather is here, and there’s no better way to warm up than with a hot cup of holiday cheer. From coffee to hot chocolate to apple cider, restaurants and coffee shops around the world are featuring extra special seasonal drinks for the colder months. One of the most highly anticipated holiday menus is that […]

Celebrate National Espresso Day This Black Friday With Cheap And Free Coffee At These Places

After a long day — or even week — of meal prep followed by a coma-inducing turkey feast, thousands of savvy shoppers across the country will opt to skip nap time and instead treat themselves and their families to some of this year’s fabulous Black Friday shopping deals, hoping to get as much of a […]

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Eyes Running For President In 2020, According To Report

Former Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz is reportedly assembling an elite public relations team as he prepares to release his new book From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America, and considers running for president of the United States. According to CNBC, Shultz’s team includes Steve Schmidt, who managed Republican […]

Starbucks Opens First Sign Language Friendly Location With ASL Fluent Staff

A new Starbucks branch has been opened in Washington, D.C., but this is a particularly special branch of the popular coffee brand. The approximately 25 staffers who have been hired are all either fully or partially hearing impaired, and all of them are able to communicate fluently in American sign language. According to USA Today, […]

Eco-Friendly Starbucks Made Of Shipping Containers Opens In Taiwan

Starbucks’ newest location in Asia-Pacific features a different look than most. The coffee shop, which is located in Taiwan, is built from recycled shipping containers, MSN reported. The building was designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, who also built Starbucks Japan’s Fukuoka store and is the exterior architect for the upcoming Starbucks Reserve Roastery in […]

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte To Return Tomorrow, August 28

Everyone may as well just bust out the Ugg boots and selfie sticks because Starbucks is bringing back the Pumpkin Spice Latte starting tomorrow and it’s what “basic” dreams are made of. According to USA Today, the coffee giant is releasing one of their most beloved fall menu items, the Pumpkin Spice Latte, also known […]

As Frappuccino Sales Decline, Starbucks Focuses On Cold Brew Coffee

As the world’s most popular coffee chain reviewed their third-quarter earnings this week, they discovered that the demand for frappuccinos, the ice-cold, sugary-sweet beverages that have become their signature, is not as popular as they once were. According to Forbes, frappucino sales fell 3 percent from 2017. Though a seemingly paltry amount, the company is […]

No More Plastic Straws For Starbucks

Starbucks released a statement Monday announcing that the coffee corporation will no longer be using plastic straws. Starbucks plans to get rid of straws from every store by the year 2020. Instead of straws, Starbucks will be implementing a “strawless” lid for all iced beverages. The lid is compostable and is already being used in […]

Seattle City Council Reverses Controversial ‘Head Tax,’ Saving Amazon Millions Of Dollars Annually

Just weeks after the Seattle City Council voted to create a “head tax,” officials have reversed the measure. Corporate behemoths Amazon and Starbucks, both headquartered in the city, pressured the council to re-think their position. The decision to rescind the tax was approved in a 7-2 vote during a Tuesday last-minute meeting called by Council […]

Starbucks Raises Coffee Prices 10-20 Cents On Tuesday

Paying 10-20 cents more for your Starbucks grande or venti coffee may really wake you up this week. The Seattle, Washington, coffee retailer increased prices for coffee on Tuesday, USA Today reports. According to the report, the coffee increases went into effect at company-owned stores, and the amount of the increase was determined by which […]

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz Resigns, Sparking Rumors Of 2020 Presidential Run

Howard Schultz will be stepping down as executive chairman of Starbucks. He sent a memo to his employees that June 26 will be his last day. Schultz has been part of the organization since it was a little shop in Seattle’s Pike Place and was instrumental in what it has grown into today. Schultz started […]

Starbucks Plans To Release Anti-Bias Training Materials To The General Public After May 29 Employee Classes

In an effort to change the corporate culture which has resulted in the unjustified arrests of two Black men in a Philadelphia store, Starbucks will be closing some 8,000 stores for mandatory bias training. As many as 175,000 employees on all levels will undergo the training which kicks off on the afternoon of Tuesday, May […]

Starbucks Announces New Policy Declaring Everyone A Customer Even When Not Buying Anything

At Starbucks, everyone is a customer even if you don’t buy anything. Officially announced earlier today, the coffee giant sent a letter to all cafe managers explaining that all guests, whether they buy anything or not, can sit in the store or use the restroom without having to make a purchase. Under the new rule, […]

Starbucks Creates Open Bathroom Policy To Ease Racial Tensions

Still reeling from racial tension backlash from previous mistakes, Starbucks announced today that the company has created an open-bathroom policy for all of its stores after two African-American men were arrested at one of its coffee shops in Philadelphia last month. Speaking at the Atlantic Council in Washington yesterday, Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz said that […]

Starbucks Pledges $200,000 Youth Program As Settlement With Two Black Men Arrested In Store

Two black men who were arrested for simply sitting in a Starbucks one week ago have settled their lawsuit with the city. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were taken into police custody on April 12 while waiting to meet a friend at a Starbucks in Philadelphia when the manager of the store reported the pair […]