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Starbucks' new lid does not require a straw.

Starbucks is killing its iconic green straws

Starbucks announced on Monday that planned to eliminated single-use plastic straws globally by 2020. The chain is rolling out more strawless lids, already in use for certain drinks, as well as developing new plastic-free straws.
Starbucks outgoing executive chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down from his role at the company he helped turn into a global coffee-selling sensation on June 26, 2018.

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz says your morning coffee ritual is under threat

Outgoing Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz is worried about the future of your morning coffee ritual. As the Earth warms and weather systems get erratic, farmers that grow coffee around the planet’s midsection are already feeling pressure.

Starbucks sinks after announcing a weaker-than-expected sales forecast and plans to close over 100 stores next year

As from 2019, Starbucks plans to shift its focus to new markets and away from areas where it has a strong presence. The company plans to close about 150 underperforming locations in 2019, up from its average pace of up to 50 closures every year, the company said.

11 potentially cancer-causing things you might use every day

Cancer is lurking in a lot of the things we consume every day. Here are 11 potentially carcinogenic things to watch out for.

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is everywhere. Here are 32 of the most potent, carcinogenic things you can put inside your body, breathe in, swallow, or be around. Reader beware.
McDonald's has two new drinks to add to its McCafé coffee menu.

McDonald’s has a new weapon in its quest to steal customers from Starbucks

McDonald's is launching its Cold Brew Frozen Coffee and Cold Brew Frappe on Wednesday. The fast-food chain has been building out its McCafé coffee menu over the last year. McDonald's expansion into coffee could be hurting Starbucks' sales, according to analysts.
Howard Schultz is leaving Starbucks.

Howard Schultz announced he was leaving Starbucks less than a week after the chain closed down stores for racial-bias training. Here’s what it c...

Starbucks has long combined business with social causes under Howard Schultz's leadership. Schultz's plans to exit the company may have influenced how Starbucks responded to the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia location. He had planned to leave the company for a year.

Starbucks now has more locations in the US than McDonald’s, but it’s still not America’s biggest chain

Starbucks now has more locations in the United States than McDonald's. But the largest chain in American is still Subway, with more than 25,800 sandwich shops across the country. Subway's recent struggles and store closures could serve as a cautionary tale for Starbucks as it continues to expand.
Starbucks raised its coffee prices this week.

Starbucks quietly raised its coffee prices

Starbucks quietly raised its prices on brewed coffee this week. The company says that the price increases do not have anything to do with the racial-bias training and closures that took place at the chain last week.
Howard Schultz has been dogged by rumors of political aspirations for years.

People are convinced that Howard Schultz will run for president now that he is leaving Starbucks. Here’s what we know about the billionaire̵...

Howard Schultz announced on Monday he would be stepping down as Starbucks' chairman, sparking rumors of a potential 2020 presidential run. Schultz has spearheaded a number of progressive initiatives at Starbucks, including speaking out in favor of gay marriage, refugee rights, and police brutality.