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“ October 2012 ”

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Like You’ve Never Enjoyed Before!
There’s no better way to welcome autumn than with your first sip of Pumpkin Spice Latte. But what about your first scoop of the season? You’ve asked us for more ice creams inspired by our seasonal beverages. So for the first time, we’re offering Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream – for a limited time only! This delectable creation is made with luxuriously smooth coffee ice cream infused with a delicate blend of pumpkin and spice flavors. It’s a spoonful of fall in every bite! Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream will be available in select grocery stores nationwide. Learn more about our delicious ice creams at . Visit us again after you’ve … more »
Want to Work at Starbucks? Use Social Media
It’s no secret that people are using social media to find jobs these days. Whether it’s through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and even Instagram, people are connecting through their networks and learning about opportunities at their dream companies. To help make it easier for you to find your own dream job at Starbucks, we’ve teamed up with BranchOut to create an application on our Facebook pages. BranchOut is the largest professional networking service on Facebook, with over 500 million professional profiles through 30 million active users. The 32+ million people who “like” Starbucks on Facebook will now have visibility to Starbucks as an employer in a new way. Within … more »
Pumpkin Sauce Now Available at
You’ve told us you love Pumpkin Spice Latte and wish it was available year round. Now you can enjoy a similar Pumpkin Spice Latte experience at home. Pumpkin Sauce is available for the first time at This can turn your coffee at home into an indulgent treat and extend your Pumpkin Spice Latte experience beyond fall. We hope to carry this item for our pumpkin fans through the end of the year. How to make a Pumpkin Spice Latte at home: • Coat the bottom of coffee cup with syrup (or to your taste) • Add espresso • Top with warmed, steamed milk • Add Whipped Cream • Dust with Pumpkin Pie Spice Inspired by your ideas: Selling Bottles of Pumpkin Spice … more »
Indivisible: Songs for Overcoming Adversity
When I was asked to put together a compilation to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Create Jobs for USA Fund , I welcomed the opportunity. But then I began wondering what exactly that might sound like. The direction given was to begin with three different playlists: Americana, country music and ”uplifting songs about America.” Which sounded like a fun endeavor (“That Rosanne Cash song might fit perfectly next to Joan Baez!”) , until I began the digging and compiling and quickly found that I had lost my way (“Wait. Where should Mississippi John Hurt go again?”). I had a form of writer’s block (“producer’s earwax?”) that left me … more »
Starbucks Card for Passbook in Canada and the UK
Race you to the App Store! We’re thrilled to announce support for Passbook in Canada and the UK with our most recent Starbucks app update. If you’re a My Starbucks Rewards™ member, you’re probably already familiar with mobile payment, tracking your My Starbucks Rewards™ account and the additional features our app provides. Now, as you’ve been asking, you can now use our app to add your Starbucks Card to Passbook. If you’re looking to get connected, Passbook is preinstalled within Apple's iOS 6 operating system. Make sure you have our most recent Starbucks app update (v2.5), then simply open your Starbucks app on your iOS 6-enabled device and tap “Add … more »
The Verismo™ System is Now In Stores
Today is a big day – we’re launching the new Verismo™ System 580 machine in more than 5,000 select Starbucks stores in the United States and Canada! The Verismo™ System is a single-cup machine that makes perfectly crafted Starbucks® lattes, espresso and brewed coffee – all at your fingertips. Now, you can experience the machine in action by visiting a Starbucks near you . That’s because stores with the Verismo™ System will demonstrate the machine at various times between 8:00 a.m. and noon on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through December 22. Our baristas will show you how the Verismo™ System makes your favorite Starbucks drinks at home. … more »
Digital Rewards are Here
Roll out the red carpet and shine up those Gold Cards. Digital My Starbucks Rewards™ are here! One of the most popular requests on My Starbucks Idea has been for digital rewards . We want to say “thank you” for this awesome idea and the continued conversation, because starting today your rewards will be loaded directly on your registered Starbucks Card or mobile app. How exactly will digital rewards work, you ask? Well, instead of receiving those snail mail postcards, once you have earned your free reward an email will notify you of your reward. After that, it's a simple process: 1. Visit any participating company-operated Starbucks. 2. Tell the barista you have a free reward … more »

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