The pandemic has hastened the speed at which businesses have needed to transform digitally. As a result of lockdowns, curfews, and distancing measures, customers simply aren’t in just one place – and are instead existing and living in a so-called
Starbucks first UK franchised business partner, 23.5 Degrees, will open its 80th store on 26 March in King’s Lynn, Norfolk.
Starbucks invests in digital relationships to keep in front of customers during pandemic, says loyalty expert
QSRs are set to transform in 2021 through an emphasis on digital components and strong customer experience efforts and Starbucks, in particular, continues to see record-high program participation, says Kate Hogenson, senior loyalty and CX consultant at Kobie
Starbucks’ charity campaign to push for reusable cups has ambitions to save 150 million paper cups a year
Today, environmental charity Hubbub is announcing their ambition to double the uptake of reusable cups for hot drinks. The initiative has been built using funds collected from Starbucks 5p charge on drinks purchased in a paper cup across its stores
Starbucks’ first UK franchised business partner, 23.5 Degrees, will open its 60th store on 14 December in Sheffield. That’s the tenth new store in just six months.
Starbucks and Alibaba Group form strategic partnership to transform customer experience in coffee industry in China
Starbucks and Alibaba today announced a deep, strategic new retail partnership that will enable a seamless Starbucks experience and transform the coffee industry in China. Collaborating across key businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem, including Ele.me, Hema, Tmall, Taobao and Alipay,
Starbucks first UK franchised business partner, 23.5 Degrees, will open its 50th store on 20 June in Hull. The business opened its first Starbucks store in Liphook, Hampshire just five years ago in February 2013.
Starbucks at intu Lakeside has reopened its doors after a refurbishment, with the new store’s design taking inspiration from intu’s multi-million pound leisure development.
At Microsoft’s Build conference in Seattle, Starbucks took the stage to share how they’re innovating with Microsoft to help them create exceptional experiences – in the cloud and in the store – and enable partners (employees) to spend more time
Queensberry Real Estate has confirmed that five brands have agreed to take space at The Kingsway Centre in Newport. The announcement will see brands Bonmarché, Starbucks, Shoe Zone, Newport Barbers and Bodycare, join an existing line up of high street
Today, the first Starbucks express store in Europe opens in London’s major business hub, Canary Wharf. Featuring an open layout, the new store offers a walk-through experience and a streamlined menu served at speed via an early order point,
From today until 10 April, Starbucks will be offering visitors nine Teavana beverages at the London Coffee Festival – a first in Europe. Teavana brings the highest-quality pure teas and botanicals in the world, chosen with great care and blended
Starbucks has launched a new packaging design for its chilled cup range found in grocery and convenience outlets, using a new portfolio of artistic and unique designs to appeal to consumers and to more closely align with the Starbucks master
Starbucks removes queues at tills and offers customer ordering from handheld devices in new flagship London store
Starbucks’ flagship store in Covent Garden is now open. Acting on behalf of the Landlord Welput, boutique commercial letting agency Bruce Gillingham Pollard leased the ground floor unit of Orion House to the American coffee baristas for its new concept, where
Starbucks today announced two new initiatives as part of its on-going commitment to help its employees, particularly those aged under-25 to tackle the cost of living. The Home Sweet Loan scheme, developed by Shelter as the Tenancy Deposit Loan Scheme, means that Starbucks
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) has announced that KFC UK and Ireland has signed an agreement to license APT’s Test & Learn for Sites software to test business initiatives across its restaurants. KFC UKI also uses APT’s Test & Learn for
Starbucks reports its newly branded packaged coffee range has achieved record results with a value growth of 31% vs prior year. This success outperforms the Ground Coffee (excl. Single Serve) market which is currently declining -1%. The launch represents a
Starbucks and POD are extending their partnership to bring POD’s seasonal, nutritious food to more Starbucks stores following the success of an initial trial. Now, for the first time customers will be able to enjoy fresh food made in-store at
Starbucks and Fairtrade are celebrating the fifth anniversary of 100% Fairtrade-certified Starbucks Espresso Roast at the London Coffee Festival. Starbucks serves Espresso Roast as standard in core beverages as well as seasonal favourites such as Pumpkin Spiced Latte in Europe, the
Starbucks has opened its 100th franchise store in the UK with a new store opening on London’s Mile End Road. Starbucks launched its franchise programme two years ago. The first store in Liphook, Hampshire opened in February 2013 and Starbucks now partners
Starbucks has announced the opening of its first Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood of Seattle, nine blocks away from its original store in Pike Place Market. This interactive Roastery and Tasting Room is claimed to be
Throughout December Starbucks is inviting customers to use their Starbucks card or mobile app to pay in store for the chance to win a lifetime of free Starbucks coffee. The ‘It’s a Wonderful Card’ giveaway is claimed to be the ultimate
Following the recent announcement of a trial partnership with Starbucks – pod, the 23-strong healthy fast food-to-go chain, has revealed further expansion plans into 2015 to extend its footprint outside of its City of London heartland. Plans will see further investment deliver a
Starbucks is teaming up with Pod, known for its seasonal and nutritious fresh food served from 23 stores across London, to offer selected food from its breakfast and lunch ranges at three Starbucks stores in central London for a trial
Coffee brands, retailers, out-of-home outlets and contract caterers are signing up to take part in the Fairtrade Foundation’s two-week consumer coffee campaign this autumn called Finding Hannah – and there’s still time to get involved. Confirmed campaign partners so far include Cafedirect, Starbucks, Greggs