Starbucks Corp


  • Starbucks employees get full tuition   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    Starbucks employees get full tuition

    CNBC's Kate Rogers on Starbucks plan to help its workers get a college diploma.

  • Starbucks to expand online college tuition program Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers. Among the other major employers that have announced wage hikes recently are Wal-Mart Stores and Gap Inc..

  • April 6- Starbucks Corp is expanding its employee college tuition assistance program to cover the entire cost of getting an online bachelor's degree, the chief executive of the coffee chain said on Monday. The enhanced tuition reimbursement program from Starbucks comes at a time when an improving U.S. labor market is forcing major restaurant chains and...

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:20 PM ET

    Brinker International Inc. fell $1.11 or 1.8 percent, to $60.71. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $7.63 or 1.2 percent, to $660.02. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 90 or 1.3 percent, to $66.55.

  • Midday Glance: Restaurant companies Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 1:31 PM ET

    Brinker International Inc. fell$. 84 or 1.4 percent, to $60.98. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $6.65 or 1.0 percent, to $659.04. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 50 or. 7 percent, to $66.95.

  • LOS ANGELES— More than a thousand years ago, Buddhist monks in Japan began a daily ritual of grinding green tea leaves into powder, mixing it into hot water with a bamboo whisk, then sharing the tea from a single cup. The finely ground green tea is experiencing a U.S. renaissance, with specialty matcha tea bars popping up from Los Angeles to New York and industry giants...

  • Early Glance: Restaurant companies Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Brinker International Inc. fell$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $61.41. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose$. 81 or. 1 percent, to $653.20. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $67.12.

  • These 3 food companies have huge global presence   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 5:15 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks past McDonald's and Starbucks signage in the Futian district of Shenzhen, China.

    Starbucks, McDonald's, and Yum! Brands have enormous presence outside of the U.S., with nearly half or more of their stores in countries other than America. CNBC breaks down the numbers.

  • (Adds background on Wal-Mart's evolving stance, adds comments. CHICAGO, April 2 (Reuters)- The chief executive of Wal-Mart Stores Inc has emerged as an unlikely voice for gay rights after the Arkansas governor heeded his call on Wednesday to reject a much-criticized bill. That was seen as a major factor behind the governor's decision on Wednesday to ask lawmakers...

  • Lightning Round: Be careful—this lurks everywhere Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:26 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • The best and worst cities to start a career Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 12:14 PM ET

    Of the 150 largest U.S. cities WalletHub ranked, here are the 5 best—and 5 worst—places for a college grad to move in search of a career.

  • The best company April Fools' pranks...of all-time Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    Office prank

    Companies love tricking their customers on April Fools' Day. CNBC looks at some of the best pranks.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower, giving back most of Monday's major gains, as investors eyed mixed economic data and the end of the first quarter.

  • BRUSSELS, March 31- European Union antitrust regulators have asked Luxembourg for information on its tax rulings for McDonald's after labor unions accused the U.S. fast food chain of avoiding taxes, a person involved in the issue said on Tuesday. The move, which neither the EU nor Luxembourg would immediately confirm, falls well short of the proceedings the EU...

  • Wall Street eyes choppy trade at quarter end Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 9:14 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on the final day of the first quarter ahead of a number of key data releases.

  • Where the world's biggest travel spender is headed Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 8:02 AM ET
    Darren Huston, president and CEO of Priceline.com

    Priceline Group CEO Darren Huston is spending big on acquisitions in a bid to book the Internet giant on a new strategic itinerary.

  • Early movers: MRH, JCI, DHI, PHG, TEVA, CVC & more Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Starbucks debuts new smoothies...kale optional Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 6:19 AM ET
    A woman walks past a Starbucks cafe in New York.

    Starbucks and Danone on Tuesday will begin selling a smoothie line at more than 4,300 U.S. Starbucks shops as part of a Greek yogurt partnership.

  • Surprising book that's shot up to No. 1 on Amazon Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    An undated handout photo of illustrations by Johanna Basford, a Scottish illustrator who has sold more than 1.4 million copies of her coloring book for adults, “Secret Garden.”

    A coloring book for adults has attracted a loyal following, reports the New York Times.

  • SYDNEY, March 30- Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey hinted on Monday at changes that could force digital companies like Apple Inc, Google Inc, Alibaba Group Holding and Uber to pay more tax on transactions that take place in Australia. Up for discussion are a cut to Australia's corporate tax rate, a broadening of the goods and services that are included in the GST and...