Starbucks

Calorie Counts
4:59 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Starbucks Rolls Out Calorie Counts Nationwide

Starbucks will start posting calorie counts next week.
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Starbucks patrons across the country will soon be seeing what King County customers have seen for years – calorie counts listed next to drink and pastry items. The coffee chain says it will display the calorie content on menu boards and bakery cases starting across the country next week.

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Political Contributions
6:09 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Starbucks Shareholders Want Ban On Political Contributions

Starbucks shareholder Bruce Herbert lobbies for a proposal to ban Starbucks from making political contributions.
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Starbucks holds its annual shareholders' meeting in Seattle on Wednesday. And on the agenda, a proposal from a group of investors that's meant to limit the company's involvement in political campaigns.

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Starbucks Boycott
4:37 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Starbucks Opponents Take Boycott Attempt Abroad

The Starbucks store at Pike Place Market, Seattle, Washington. The company is being boycotted by an anti-gay group.
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SEATTLE, Wash. -- A group that opposes same-sex marriage is taking its boycott of Starbucks to the other side of the world. The National Organization For Marriage is upset that the Seattle-based coffee chain has come out in favor of legalizing gay marriage in Washington state as well as nationally.

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