Starbucks' Seattle Roastery is now offering a cold brew, made from coffee beans aged in a gin barrel.
Instead, Howard Schultz sees only "one or a few legitimate, trusted digital currencies off of the blockchain technology."
Starbucks is set to report fiscal first quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday.
From executive departures to quirky menu innovations, a lot happened in the restaurant industry in 2017.
"The equity of the brand is based on that intimacy between our customers and our people," the Starbucks chairman says.
China has become Starbucks' second largest and fastest growing market, and one the company expects to eclipse the U.S. market one day.
CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin sits down with Alibaba founder Jack Ma and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz in an interview from Shanghai’s new Starbucks location, the largest in the world.
Opening Tuesday in China is Starbucks' second Reserve Roastery, a "megastore" that is more of a mecca for coffee lovers than a cafe.
"Mega-successful people are ordinary people with minds that are larger than life."
In 2012, business leaders warned against the looming debt disaster. Now, with corporate tax cuts on the table, those concerns have been put aside.
Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz said the events surrounding a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the "moral fiber" of the country in question.
Presidential council executives have begun an exodus, with CEOs of Intel and Under Armour following Merck CEO Ken Frazier's decision to quit.
While Starbucks' has been serving up whimsical drinks, its Roastery and Reserve Bars are catering to a very different audience.
Starbucks' former CEO told employees in February that President Donald Trump was creating "chaos" that was hurting the US economy.
Bob Iger may have caught the presidential bug, according to a report from Axios Friday.
Disney's Bob Iger is reportedly getting encouraged to run, after rumors swirled about Mark Zuckerberg and others.
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It seems retailers aren't the only ones feeling the pressure from slowing mall foot traffic.
Kevin Johnson, Starbucks president and CEO, talks about the company's quarterly results and its ability to grow sales and enhance its mobile payments program.
Jason Moser, The Motley Fool, says Starbucks' new CEO Kevin Johnson has been "set up to succeed" in his new role.