All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Starbucks’

Starbucks Offers Rewards Points to Lyft Riders and Drivers

Starbucks Offers Rewards Points to Lyft Riders and Drivers

Starbucks and Lyft have just announced a partnership that will see both riders and drivers earning rewards points for using Lyft. There are basically four major aspects of the partnership. First, My Starbucks Rewards members will earn stars (reward points) for taking Lyft rides. Second, Lyft drivers will be given the option to become My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program gold …

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Starbucks’ Music Experience Is Now Powered by Baristas with Spotify

Coffee kingpin Starbucks and bane of Jay-Z’s existence Spotify have just announced a huge partnership to create a “first-of-its-kind music ecosystem.” What that means is that soon, the Starbucks music experience will be powered by Spotify – and more specifically, the musical tastes of its employees. From Spotify and Starbucks: Coming first, Starbucks 150,000 U.S.-based partners (employees) will receive a …

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Starbucks: Bad Passwords, Not Hackers to Blame for App Thefts

If you use the Starbucks app to pay for your morning coffee, you might want to check your bank account. And then strengthen your password. After reports emerged saying hackers had gained access to user accounts and used its app to siphon money away from unsuspecting customers, Starbucks has hit back, saying that these reports are false. Blogger Bob Sullivan …

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Neil Young Calls for Starbucks Boycott Over GMO Lawsuit

Neil Young is protesting Starbucks. And when Neil Young protests something, people notice — for better or for worse. When the National Guard rolled in to Kent State back in the 60s and left four students dead in their wake, the country was shocked. Crosby, Still, Nash, and Young had just completed an album and it was in pressings. But …

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Stout-Flavored Coffee And Other Beer-Flavored Products You MUST Try

Everyone is buzzing with the news that Starbucks might be putting out stout-flavored coffee. The beer-flavored beverage is reportedly being tested out in Ohio and Florida. Referred to as the Dark Barrel Latte, the product is supposed to be named for the increasing popularity of craft beer and said to blend stout and chocolate flavors. Sure coffee and beer are …

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Stout-Flavored Coffee: The New Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Stout-flavored coffee could be coming to a Starbucks near you. The coffee giant is testing a new beer-flavored coffee in Ohio and Florida. If you like beer and you love coffee, this could be the greatest thing ever, or it could be more along the lines of a two-great-tastes-that-don’t-taste-great-together situation. Starbucks developed its stout-flavored coffee, called the Dark Barrel Latte, …

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Starbucks Stout Flavored Latte Hits Test Markets

Pumpkin spice and salted caramel-flavored coffee sure says fall to many people – but what about a coffee that tastes like cold weather’s favorite beer? I’m sure there are a lot of people out there who could definitely get into that – provided it’s not gross or anything. There’s plenty of coffee-flavored beer, so why not turn the tables? The …

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Caffeine Powder Blamed for Teen’s Death

The sudden death of a high school wrestler due to a massive caffeine overdose prompted federal health authorities to warn consumers to avoid the substance. Keystone High School prom king Logan Stiner, 18, had a lethal amount of caffeine in his system when he died May 27 at his home in LaGrange, Ohio, southwest of Cleveland. An autopsy revealed that …

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Coffee Prices At Starbucks Rising

Coffee may be America’s favorite drink, but prices are rising at one of the most popular coffee chains in the world, Starbucks. On Thursday, prices rose between 5 and 20 cents. That may not seem very high, but the cost looks like it will just go up from here on out. Reuters reported that Starbucks made the price hike announcement …

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Starbucks’ Wireless Charging Initiative Sounds Cool, Will Likely Disappoint Many

Starbucks has just announced a new initiative to bring wireless charging stations to many of its stores. Awesome, right? The only problem is that not all wireless charging is the same, and Starbucks has gone with a technology that many devices aren’t compatible with – unless you purchase auxiliary products. Starting in the Bay Area and spreading out across the …

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Chai Tea: Oprah and Starbucks Team Up for a Cause

Take Oprah, add in over-priced tea at Starbucks and pour it over a good cause. This will be the formula for Starbucks’ newest addition to their menu: Oprah’s Chai tea. The tea will be sold at Starbucks and Teavana locations beginning two weeks before Mother’s Day. The proceeds from sales of her tea, which features an infusion of cinnamon, ginger, …

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Starbucks Expands to Include Alcohol Sales

First an Oprah-branded chai … now this. Starbucks, the Seattle-based coffeehouse chain, recently announced that they will rolling out alcohol sales, as well as a “light bites” menu, to more of their 11,500 U.S. stores in the next few years. The evening menu will include items such as truffle macaroni and cheese, chicken skewers, wine, and chocolate fondue. 40 of …

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