Starbucks Brings Wireless Charging To UK Shops

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Starbucks has introduced wireless charging tables to select London shops, allowing customers with compatible phones and those with a new wireless 'rin...

Starbucks Is Trialling A 'Human Free' Ordering System

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

Starbucks has started trialling a test in Portland, Oregon that'll let you open up the Starbucks app, choose your drink and then order it to the neare...

11 Things We Can Learn From Britney in 2014

Vicki Lutas | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Vicki Lutas

It's that time of year again: excitement in the air, cheesy songs on the radio, an indescribable feeling of fun and joy in your heart.... yep, that's right, it's Britney's birthday week!

These Starbucks Coffee Cup Cartoons Will Brighten Up Your Caffeine-Filled Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Josh Hara is a man that loves coffee - he visits Starbucks every day and has come up with an ingenious way to enjoy his favourite beverage long after ...

You Can Now Wear Windows On Your Wrist. Yay?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Tech

Microsoft has unveiled the Band, a $199 smart wearable fitness tracker that'll work with iOS, Android and Windows Phone. READ MORE: Moto 360 Review...

John Oliver Ponders America's Obsession With Pumpkin Spice Lattes, 'The Coffee That Tastes Like A Candle'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Comedy

It's that time of year again. That time when people - especially Americans - start to consume anything that's pumpkin-flavoured. Most notably: Starbuc...

This Is Why Starbucks Baristas Spell Your Name Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Starbucks staff write your name on the cup these days - but not always correctly. Thank you, Paul Gale, for revealing the reason why. ...

Starbucks Has A New Diabolical Scheme To Take Over The World

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech

Starbucks could soon be letting you pay for a whole lot more than coffee with its official Starbucks app as the brand is reportedly looking into creat...

Starbucks Youth Action

Dominic Cotton | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK
Dominic Cotton

In the Queen's speech this week, the Queen stated that delivering the best schools and skills for young people remains a government priority with further reforms under way to prepare school pupils for employment. In addition, the government will increase the total number of apprenticeship places to two million by the end of the Parliament. This very public commitment is a step in the right direction...

Starbucks Suffers First EVER UK Sales Fall

PA | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

Starbucks reported its first ever fall in UK sales last year, during a period when it was hit by a customer boycott over its tax payments. The US-o...

Starbucks 'Will Pay More Tax' As It Moves HQ To UK

PA | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

Starbucks is moving its European headquarters from the Netherlands to the UK following a row over tax avoidance. The coffee shop chain announced it...

Devil In The Details: Starbucks Apology Over Coffees Served With Pentagram & 666 Symbols (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Caffeine giant Starbucks has apologised after a customer received two coffees with Satanic symbols drawn into the foam. A pentagram and a ‘666...

Starbucks V McDonalds: What Has More Calories?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A green tea latte sounds like a pretty healthy to your diet, doesn't it? Wrong, says the author of a series of infographics, who is trying to make...

The Sun Also Rises - But Where's My Coffee?

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

The Role of Coffee in Our Daily Lives Reconsidered The sun rises. The sky is blue. The breakfast table is set up. The sunlight is now creeping ...

'Dumb Starbucks' Opens In Los Angeles Offering Dumb Coffee

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Welcome to Dumb Starbucks, a new coffee shop that has opened in Los Angeles, which looks like every other Starbucks branch, including the classic coff...

Stop Going After The Tax Affairs Of Big Business, Treasury Urges Hodge

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

International companies are being put off doing business in Britain by the fear of being attacked over their tax affairs by MPs like Margaret Hodge, t...

Fancy A Coffee At Sffcccks?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Westerners could become confused as they walk through the eastern Chinese town of Wuxi. After all, everything looks almost the same... But walk a l...

Big Businesses Now Worth More Than Entire COUNTRIES

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Tech giant Google is worth more than Russia, while coffee chain Starbucks is "practically" the same size as Turkey, new analysis has shown. Taiwan,...

Someone Finally Pulls The 'I Am Spartacus' Prank In Starbucks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Let's face it - we've all thought of doing it. But now those New York japesters Improv Everywhere actually have. Yes, it was only a matter of time ...

To What Extent Should Starbucks Glocalise its Products in China?

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

Starbucks, a "postmodern brand", is also labelled as "an archetypical brand" that turns a "physical", "tangible" business idea into a "big", "abstract" concept. (Haig 85) From a two- dimensional brick-and-mortar store to a three-dimensional brand with high "emotional power", (Haig 87) Starbucks has thrived and grown with larger economies of scale.

Starbucks Accused Of 'Ripping Off' New Food Craze 'Duffins'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

Starbucks has been forced to admit that its new "duffin", a doughnut-muffin combination, was not an original creation despite the coffee chain's suppl...

'Please Don't Bring Guns Into Starbucks'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

The CEO of Starbucks has asked that guns are no longer brought into the retailer’s US outlets after pro-gun advocates held a number of "Appreciation...

Starbucks Serves Up Some Racism

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

Starbucks is facing accusations of racism after a customer was handed a green tea simply labelled "China."...

But What Has Google Ever Done for Us?

Alice Bonasio | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Tech
Alice Bonasio

In the past months there's been a seismic shift in how Google is perceived by the media, government and public in the UK. From being pretty much universally loved and admired as a bastion of corporate goodness Google now finds itself mocked for its "Don't Be Evil" slogan and accused of either condoning or facilitating a range of despicable deeds...

Tax Avoidance - Time to Stop Evading Clearer Thinking

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Tax avoidance is a hot topic exercising politicians, pundits, press and experts in the field, but what could be burnt unintentionally is an understanding of perfectly acceptable behaviour to limit liability.