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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.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Jeffrey Seals The Deal

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Monday 24 June 2013... 1) JEFFREY SEALS THE DEAL It's the Spending Review on Wednesday and the chancellor has...

Better Latte Than Never?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Starbucks says it has paid UK corporation tax for the first time since 2008. The coffee giant announced it had paid £5 million and will pay a furt...

HMRC Thought This Takeaway Owed £1bn In Tax..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Amazon reportedly paid just £2.4m in 2012, Starbucks is set to pay around £20m over two years, but a takeaway owner in Manchester was given the shoc...

Suspended Coffees: When PR Meets Philanthropy

Ritwik Deo | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ritwik Deo

By giving an act of kindness a name and a setting such as Starbucks cheapens the goodness. All of Tumblr, Facebook and Instagram are abuzz with posts about old weather-beaten homeless chaps in grimy jackets and week old stubbles supping on the cup of coffee. Cue boastful philanthropy.

Lucy Sherriff

Students Under Fire Over Cancer Charity Event

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student union officer has accused his fellow students of "scabbing" by hosting a Macmillan Cancer charity event for which Starbucks provided free co...

LOOK: 'The Name's Virginia, Not Vagina': Starbucks Customer's Facebook Rant After Barista Misspells Name

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Comedy

It’s a sweet gimmick, but Starbucks’ policy of writing customer’s names on their cups has backfired spectacularly for one woman. Veronica Go...

Caffeine Based Acts Of Kindness That Are Warming Hearts Across The World

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

You may have seen mention of the “suspended coffees” phenomenon floating around the social media stratosphere of late. In a nutshell, it is t...