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Cause Marketing - Doing Funny Things for Money and More

Dr Arlo Brady | Posted 25.03.2015 | 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...

Amazon Delivers Within the Hour and Starbucks Drops Off at Your Desk: The Future of Delivery Services

Georgie Barrat | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Starbucks has long been a leader in mobile payments and the mobile-app space. Adding delivery options to their roster is an exciting advancement and highlights the changes that are currently taking place in delivery services as a whole.

Sorry White People, You Can't Talk About Racism...

Inez Sarkodee-Adoo | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK
Inez Sarkodee-Adoo

Moving past crippling mistrust and misidentification of the guilty requires recognition of the ways that dominant representations of racial difference legitimise and normalise habitual discrimination, phenomena that everybody ought to be welcome to oppose.

The Internet Hates Starbucks' #RaceTogether Campaign

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Starbucks Ditches #RaceTogether But Insists It's All Part Of The Plan A bid by coffee giant Starbucks to engage US customers and baristas i...

Time to Rescue the Corporate Lords of the Flies From Themselves

Ben Phillips | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK
Ben Phillips

The lack of any meaningful restraining power over the 1% is not just bad for the rest of us - it is in the end even bad for them. On deeper inspection, it seems corporate titans may be little more than oversized Lords of the Flies, who need to be rescued from themselves. When we talk about shifting power away from them, we really are doing it for their own good.

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 ...