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My Starbucks Rewards™ is coming to Canada
We’re thrilled to share great news. The My Starbucks Rewards™ program is coming to Canada! Starting October 4, with My Starbucks Rewards™, you earn a star every time you pay with your registered card. There’s no membership fee to join and the more you use your card, the more Stars you collect and the more you’re rewarded. If you registered your Starbucks Card before October 4, you’ll automatically be enrolled as a Green Level member which means you get to keep enjoying the benefits from Starbucks Card Rewards you’ve grown to love – free select syrups and milk options, free same visit refills and free tall drinks with your whole bean purchases. Register … more »
By Request: New Replacement Lid at StarbucksStore.com
You asked for it, and now we’ve got another new replacement part for you on StarbucksStore.com. The Top Hat Lid twists to seal in order to help prevent spills. It fits the new and old versions of the Double Wall Ceramic Tumbler , the Jonathan Adler RED Ceramic Tumbler from last holiday season, and the VIA Tumbler with Sleeve. Find it here on StarbucksStore.com for just $3.95. Have you ever wanted replacement parts for tumblers or more lids sold separately? Read what others are asking for, make your own request or cast your vote for your favorite idea on MyStarbucksIdea.com. Let us know what you think! Inspired by your ideas: Sell Replacement Parts for all Tumblers, Cold and Hot posted by … more »
Cup Summit 3
Starbucks held its third Cup Summit in Boston last week, gathering over 100 packaging industry leaders to discuss solutions for the recyclability of cups and other packaging. In addition to the meeting itself, there was a great 2011 Cup Summit webcast with expert representatives from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Tim Horton’s, Georgia-Pacific and Action Carting Environmental Services. The Summit was a great success, with everyone feeling like we made a lot of progress solving this difficult issue. We met in the incredible MIT Media Lab, hosted by Peter Senge, senior lecturer at MIT and founding chair of the Society for Organizational Learning. Peter and his team helped the … more »
Help Us Support Education in Your Community
Recent reports tell us that a quarter of U.S. students do not graduate from high school on time. For young people of color, this number is close to 40 percent. Sadly, it is not news that fewer and fewer of us in the U.S. successfully graduate. Nor is it news that America’s educational system must better address the 21st century needs of our citizens. It’s a huge task that no single entity can change. Starbucks is committed to being a catalyst for change by leveraging our stores, our partners and the connection we have with our customers. Through our Youth Action Grants , we’ve supported young people in the U.S. and around the world in taking action to address needs in their … more »
Braille Banter
Recently I was reading Howard Schultz’s new book, Onward . Page after page, I found myself appreciating Howard as a guiding light – for rethinking what’s possible, for bringing the company back, for redefining vision. Then I came to page 116. What? He’s speaking directly to me, I thought. That’s where Howard describes a trip to one of our stores in Japan where he finds a hand-made Braille menu. In the book, he talks about rubbing his finger across the Braille and wishing that “everyone at Starbucks could experience this with me.” I’m sure you all know that Onward is available in multiple languages, but did you know that it is also available in electronic … more »
Starbucks + CFDA/VOGUE FASHION FUND Inspire Designer Tees
Design has always inspired us, ever since we first opened our doors in Pike Place Market 40 years ago. Since then, our coffee and our culture have progressed with the times, and our evolved Siren has made its way into neighborhoods all across the world – making its most recent design debut this year. As a frequent collaborator with the design and artist community, we are proud to team up with and contribute to the CFDA/VOGUE FASHION FUND (CVFF), an esteemed organization that gives annual grants that provide resources to support and encourage the goals of emerging American fashion designers. Alongside the CVFF, we were thrilled to invite the past three winners, Alexander Wang (2008), Sophie … more »
Make Room in Your Closet for Starbucks
Soon you’ll be able to wear a little piece of Starbucks wherever you go. We’re introducing some new apparel to keep you comfortable on the outside while you make your insides happy with your favorite beverage On September 16, Starbucks fans in New York and Seattle will be the first to see these new items. Look for New York specific T-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, and hats at our newly remodled Times Square Starbucks store. And we can’t forget our roots: Seattle fans can find an exclusive Pike Place Market heritage T-shirt and heritage hat at the Pike Place store or the store on 1st and Pike. If you're not in New York or Seattle, you can get the new apparel at our online store … more »
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