Be on the lookout for a special Starbucks tumbler at your neighborhood store: You buy the tumbler and you can fill it with coffee – at no charge to you – during the month of January! This isn’t the first time that Starbucks has had such a promotion. In December 2011, Starbucks first offered the […]
Starbucks encourages their partners (Starbucks calls their employees, “partners”) to get involved in community service. Customers are usually welcome to participate too. This is the community service webpage, which looks like it recently went through a re-design: Starbucks community service page The front of the page says, “Join us in reaching our goal of 1 […]
Starbucks Ethiopia Gemadro, Guatemala San Isidro estate coffee, and Costa Rica La Candelilla coffee.
As every good barista knows, the coffees that can be found at retailers like grocery stores, Target, Walmart,Costco and such retailers may be different than what’s in the actual Starbucks stores. This is just what Starbucks does, and has done for several years. For example, grocery store Starbucks coffee offerings have included Fall Blend, Spring […]
At about 7:00 AM this morning, I stopped by the 1912 Pike Place Starbucks. The sun was still coming up. The brick in front of 1912 Pike Place was a little wet from a quintessential Seattle drizzle. And lo and behold, there was a bike directly in front of the store. I froze in awe. […]
About 20 Starbucks stores in Spokane, Washington will be participating in a massive fundraising drive for the hunger relief organization, 2nd Harvest. It’s a one day event, tomorrow November 20, 2014, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at all company-operated Starbucks stores inside the city of Spokane. Here’s how you can participate: Where: Visit any […]
Beginning Monday, November 17, 2014, you can earn bonus free drinks buy picking up a special little promo book, and collecting stickers that go in it. Buy five holiday beverages, and get one free grande drink. Just as a reminder, there are five holiday drinks this year: Eggnog Latte Caramel Brulee Latte Chestnut Praline Latte […]
Each year, the Westlake Starbucks in downtown Seattle gets decorated with very unique holiday window clings/ decorations. I’ve been told that there are only about ten Starbucks stores around the country that get these unique window designs. I was running errands in downtown Seattle today and had my camera on me. It’s been a cold, […]
This year, Starbucks stores have a limited 2014 “You Are Here” holiday ornament. Not all Starbucks stores will have them. These little ornaments are destination-themed, like all of the past You Are Here collectible mugs, which were launched new into the Starbucks lineup, spring 2013. There are ten 2014 holiday Starbucks You Are Here ornaments: […]
Starbucks Holiday 2014: So many new mugs, tumblers, Starbucks cards, and the Chestnut Praline Latte is officially unveiled.
Today marks the official launch of the 2014 holiday season at Starbucks. There are so many things to mention, it’s hard to know where to start! CHESTNUT PRALINE LATTE: Today marks the official first day of the new Starbucks holiday beverage: the Chestnut Praline Latte. While the drink had a “soft launch” (meaning that it […]
I always love to hear about the great things Starbucks stores are doing to give back to their communities. Recently, I was contacted by several partners who wanted to share community outreach that their stores are involved in. SEATTLE: In Seattle, from November 12th through November 16th, you can bring food and non-perishable items in […]