The coffee giant expects sales from food stores and retail outlets to rival revenues from its coffee operations.
Pepsi's marketing blunders allowed Diet Coke to move into the No. 2 spot last year.
Shares of Peet's bounce on rumors of a Starbucks buyout. But should the coffee giant try to acquire its cappuccino-size competitor?
Ideally, the new plastic would be made of leftover agricultural waste. For now, it can't be recycled.
Seek safety in Hershey, Smucker and other companies that produce consumer staples.
After ending an exclusive deal to supply coffee to Kraft's Tassimo machines, Starbucks partners with Green Mountain.
The coffee giant is celebrating its birthday with a new logo and new menu items. Later this week, it will give out free petites samples to customers.
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