Starbucks' Hidden Discount For Re-Using Cups Just Drastically Increased

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.03.2016 | UK

Starbucks is to double its discount for customers using their own mugs, following criticism of big coffee chains' environmental credentials. The Ameri...

Starbucks Signs Charter To Support Breastfeeding Mums

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Parents

Starbucks has signed up to a national charity's charter to ensure there is a supportive environment for breastfeeding mums on the high street. The ...

Starbucks Barista's Cheeky Response When Customer Says Her Name Is Beyoncé

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Vine star Jen Nubian told a barista in Starbucks her name was Beyoncé, the woman behind the counter was having none of it. The cheeky barista...

'Shocking' Salt Content In Coffee Shop Sandwiches Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Some of the nation's favourite coffee shops including Starbucks, Costa and Caffè Nero, are selling sandwiches and paninis with incredibly high salt c...

The 'Last Leg' Crew Try To Eat As Much Raw Sugar As Is In A Starbucks Drink

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Comedy

Last week it was revealed that some hot drinks from high street favourites like Starbucks can contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar per serving, with St...

Starbucks Barista Learns Sign Language To Make Loyal Customer Smile

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ibby Piracha goes into his local Starbucks three times every week. Because he is deaf, he types his order into his phone and shows it to the barista b...

Your Favourite Hot Drink Probably Contains More Sugar Than A Can Of Coke

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Some of the nation's favourite hot drinks from popular coffee shops contain "alarming" levels of sugar per serving, an eye-opening new report has foun...

Dyslexic Starbucks Employee Wins Discrimination Case 'That Left Her Suicidal'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK

A woman with dyslexia has won a disability discrimination case against Starbucks after she was accused of falsifying documents at a London branch in C...

How to Solve Google's Tax Problem

Grant Feller | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK
Grant Feller

Adidas is clearly a brand that cares about its reputation. So much so that it recently cancelled its high-profile sponsorship of international athleti...

Students Raised $6k For Starbucks Worker To Say Thank You For Her Constant Support

The Huffington Post UK | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students at the University of Kentucky have raised more than $6,000 this Christmas for a woman who works in the Starbucks on campus. Almost 600 pe...

Christmas Cups of Obesity and Disease

Sarah Leighton | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Leighton

I'm not here to be the Scrooge of Christmas treats, everyone deserves a little indulgence during the festive season. However, I do want to make you aware of how much sugar is in these festive beverages, before you make them a habit.

Starbucks: The Grinch That (Didn't) Steal Christmas

Emma Yeomans | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Yeomans

This is a time of year when my faith is not just tolerated, but happily shared by people of other faiths or none. The entitlement of somebody standing up and complaining about a cup - a cup! - when their faith is so openly embraced is staggering, and shows a complete disconnect with some of the harsher aspects of life. Please, let us enjoy Christmas in peace and goodwill, without these petty complaints - it is the season for it, after all.

Amazing Video Shows Starbucks Barista Signing To Deaf Customer At Drive-Through

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A video of a deaf woman's encounter with Starbucks' drive-through staff has gone viral for all the right reasons. The encounter shows Rebecca King,...

Was This Note Left On A Cup By A Starbucks Barista 'Creepy'?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Starbucks barista has been called "creepy" after he left a message on a coffee cup for a female customer. The unidentified gent crossed out word...

Starbucks Helped Me Give up Coffee

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

I don't think I'm alone in hating Starbucks, the American coffee shop that has spread its tentacles all over the world. They haven't lied like Volkswagen did but they are hypocrites. The annoying thing is that I need Starbucks and if you get to the second half of this article I will explain why.

Your Barista Hates You

Charlie Compitus | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK
Charlie Compitus

This rant could literally be an essay but alas let's just stick with this for now but welcome to an average day of your local Barista who most definitely hates you.

Starbucks Has A Brilliant New Scheme To Help Generation Rent

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

Starbucks has announced that it will help employees who rent properties to pay their deposits by offering an interest-free loan to cover the cost. ...

Enough With the Pumpkin Flavoured Stuff Already!

Alan Grant | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Alan Grant

Unpopular as it may be to say, I am quite fond of the influence our American friends have had on British culture. I am, as they might say, totally on-...

Starbucks Worker Told Woman She 'Didn't Look Disabled Enough'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

Starbucks has been forced to apologise after an employee told a woman she “did not look disabled enough” to use the disabled toilet. Lucy Chall...

Two Guys Try To Out-Do Each Other's Overcomplicated Coffee Orders

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy

"I'd like to get a large, half-caff, almond milk latté, four pumps vanilla one pump cinnamon, with an extra half shot, sweetened with agave nectar, a...

You Can Now Drink Your Frappuccino Through A Cookie Straw

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Pinch yourself. You're not dreaming. International coffee giant Starbucks are actually releasing a S'mores Frappuccino, complete with a free straw ...

The Great Business Rates Robbery

Bill Grimsey | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Politics
Bill Grimsey

Tax shaming has become the focus of street protests everywhere in recent years. Google, Amazon and Starbucks are just some of the companies that stand accused of tax avoidance. But while there's growing public anger over the financial affairs of multinationals, another scandal has been unfolding far from the headlines.

Starbucks Will Pay Tuition Fees For Employees (But Only If You're American)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Starbucks has announced a radical new incentive to work for them in an attempt to "redefine the role and responsibility of a public company". The U...

Cause Marketing - Doing Funny Things for Money and More

Dr Arlo Brady | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
Dr Arlo Brady

Despite my inbuilt cynicism, I can see that these campaigns have had a material impact on causes. And when you consider that brands don't have to do this, and could just spend the money on traditional marketing, I am really inspired.

Starbucks Ditches #RaceTogether Cups But Insists It's All Part Of The Plan

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

Starbucks baristas are no longer scrawling the words “Race Together” on coffee cups after a short-lived campaign to engage customers in positive d...