• Why It Took Starbucks 47 Years To Open A Store In Italy

    9 days ago - By Forbes

    With the grand reveal of a 25,000-square foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan, Starbucks makes an unprecedented bet on the Italian coffee market.
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  • Starbucks is making its stores more sustainable-and wants to help others do the same

    9 days ago - By Fast Company

    In a new six-part framework, the coffee retailer spells out a new, open-source set of sustainability standards for its retail stores.
    Starbucks owns and operates over 28,000 stores worldwide. By 2025, the coffee behemoth is aiming for 10,000 of them-some old, some yet to open-to meet a new set of sustainability requirements. The Greener Stores Framework, as Starbucks is calling it, lays out six key standards the more sustainable stores must abide by, ranging from waste management tactics to design upgrades. And the company is making its new framework open-source, in the hopes that other...
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