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Starbucks union workers in South Carolina confronted a manager on video. Employees say the company suspended them and closed the store

Starbucks workers at a store in Anderson, South Carolina, presented a letter of demands to their store manager on 1 August in an interaction that has since racked up millions of views on TikTok.Workers at the store were the first in the south to form a union by a unanimous vote of 18-0, joining more than 200 unionised corporate-run retail stores representing thousands of workers at the coffee giant.In the video, showing what is a called a “march on the boss” action, the manager stands up from a table and nudges one of the workers as they leave toward...
ANDERSON, SC
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Are Starbucks Puppuccinos bad for my dog? Here’s what a veterinarian says

Whether you’re inspired by the adorable viral videos or that sweet look of pleading in your dog’s eyes, letting Fido enjoy a Starbucks Puppuccino can be the highlight of any day. Despite being a little messy, this yummy treat makes it worth it — who doesn’t love some happy tail wags and a cream-covered nose?
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Customer with allergies calls out Starbucks barista for making ‘unsanitised’ drink

A customer with severe allergies has called out her local Starbucks after she claimed a barista ignored her allergy requests, potentially putting her life at risk.Mia, who says she has more than 50 allergies and goes by @theallergicgirl on TikTok, described the recent experience in a video which has since been viewed more than 100,000 times. In the three-minute clip, Mia said she was “debating” on making a video about her recent Starbucks trip, but decided to share her experience in an effort to call attention to the issues faced by people with severe food allergies.She explained that she...
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Police: Disruptive man banned from Vienna grocery store

An employee at Giant Food, 359 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police on Aug. 1 at 4:30 p.m. that a man was cursing and yelling at an autistic child and his parents in the store. The employee attempted to get the man to calm down when he began cursing at her, police said.
VIENNA, VA
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New hotel breaks ground in downtown Fresno

A groundbreaking ceremony was held in downtown Fresno for a new hotel on Tuesday. Axis Hotel Group Inc. is building a Courtyard by Marriott at 808 M Street. This new addition will be the 7th hotel to the Axis Hotel Group portfolio. The hotel will have 5 floors with 144...
FRESNO, CA

Starbucks ‘refresher’ fruit drinks missing key ingredients: suit

Starbucks fruit drinks are missing a key ingredient: the fruit for which they are named, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan. The so-called “refresher” drinks — including Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade, Strawberry Acai Lemonde and Pineapple Passionfruit Lemonade — don’t contain mango, passionfruit or acai, according to the complaint filed on behalf of Astoria, Queens, resident Joan Kominis.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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Starbucks, Volvo and ChargePoint announce locations for EV chargers along route from Denver to Seattle

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 9, 2022-- Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX), in partnership with Volvo Cars, today announced the first Starbucks stores where new electric vehicle (EV) chargers, powered by ChargePoint Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CHPT), will be available to customers and members of the public – part of the company’s commitment to a sustainable future. Four charging stations have been installed at the first Starbucks location in Provo, Utah, and additional places to charge will be positioned along a 1,350-mile route that winds through national forests and major community hubs from the Colorado Rockies to the Starbucks Support Center (headquarters) in Seattle. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220808005851/en/ Starbucks and Volvo Cars announced the first Starbucks stores where new electric vehicle (EV) chargers, powered by ChargePoint, will be available to customers and members of the public.
SEATTLE, WA
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Volvo And Starbucks Install First EV Chargers In Provo, Utah

Back in March, Volvo decided to partner with Starbucks in order to set up a corridor of EV chargers between Denver, Colorado, and Seattle, Washington. Now, the two companies have announced the locations of their EV charging stations. The first one is the Starbucks at 979 S University Ave. in...
PROVO, UT
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Westlake Starbucks Store Declares Intent to Unionize

When Starbucks baristas across the country were forced to watch a video from CEO Howard Schultz that, among other things, attempted to portray unionization efforts as the work of an outside force antagonistic to the company's culture, workers at the Crocker Park location began talking amongst themselves about forming a union there.
WESTLAKE, OH
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Upstate Starbucks employees hold press conference

Master Trooper Mitch Ridgeway with Highway Patrol wants to remind drivers of safety precautions as school is back in session. One week before school starts and district leaders are still looking for bus drivers. What this means for pick-up times. Morgan Square to stay closed to cars. Updated: 2 hours...
SPARTANBURG, SC
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Starbucks Appears Set to Add NFTs to Its Loyalty Program

Starbucks Rewards – the coffee giant's loyalty program – is one of the most successful in the industry, in part because of how well it's embraced technology like the Starbucks App. Now, the chain appears poised to take another technological jump with an announcement on details of new NFT features slated for next month.
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Best drinks of Starbucks you need to try at least once

If you’re a regular Starbucks customer, it’s likely that you already have your favorites. But with dozens of beverages available at the popular coffeehouse chain and over 170,000 ways to customize them, it can be very exciting to order something you haven’t tried before. So, whether you’re a loyal patron who is in the mood to try something new or a curious first-timer looking for recommendations, we’ve got you covered. Below is a list of some of the best drinks of Starbucks you need to try at least once.
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