Starbucks voyeur suspect found dead

PUNTA GORDA, Fla., June 13 (UPI) -- A Florida man suspected of hiding a video camera in a Starbucks bathroom was found dead in a hotel room Sunday, authorities said.
Man put camera in Starbucks bathroom

Man put camera in Starbucks bathroom

RIVERVIEW, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida said they arrested a man accused of setting up a video camera pointed at a toilet in a Starbucks bathroom.
Cup of perk gets pricier

Cup of perk gets pricier

LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- Two national coffee sellers said the price for a cup of joe in the United States would rise, due to higher costs for coffee beans.

Coffee prices up from wholesale to diner

LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- Wholesale coffee prices have risen significantly this year, sending the price of a pound of coffee at the market or a cup at the diner up as well, dealers say.

Police: Robber made many failed attempts

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- Police in New York said a man who robbed a bank was behind an earlier string of failed robberies at city businesses.

Borders wants to pour its own coffee

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 20 (UPI) -- U.S. retailer Borders Group Inc. said it asked a bankruptcy court for permission to break away from a licensing agreement with Seattle's Best Coffee LLC.
Cops say man taped people in bathroom

Cops say man taped people in bathroom

GLENDORA, Calif., May 18 (UPI) -- A man filmed women and children with a camera hidden in a Starbucks bathroom in Glendora, Calif., police say.
Going for coffee? Keep laptop secure

Going for coffee? Keep laptop secure

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- New York police say thieves are frequenting the city's Starbucks, trolling for purses and laptops customers feel comfortable leaving unattended.
Starbucks vaults to No. 3 for food chains

Starbucks vaults to No. 3 for food chains

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- U.S. coffee chain Starbucks vaulted past two heavyweight burger chains to come in third in U.S. sales in 2010, a research firm said Thursday.
Aide: 'This is still Gabrielle Giffords'

Aide: 'This is still Gabrielle Giffords'

HOUSTON, April 7 (UPI) -- An aide says that U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords displays the same personality she had before she suffered a devastating head wound.

'Rich' man tosses money in Starbucks

BOSTON, March 22 (UPI) -- Customers at a Starbucks cafe in Boston said they were shocked when a man walked in, threw about $100 in singles into the air and left.

Groupon now GaoPeng.com in China

BEIJING, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Online discount deal maker Groupon Inc. said it is now open for business in China, starting with services in Beijing and Shanghai.

Child predators stalking kids on Internet

DETROIT, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- An officer with the Michigan Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force says child predators are using open wireless Internet connections to stalk children.

WiFi can be open door to Internet theft

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The use of open WiFi Internet services can give hackers an easy way to steal passwords and other private information, a British company says.

Mega-sized drinks loaded with sugar

COLUMBIA, Mo., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Coffee and energy drinks such as Starbucks' new 31-ounce drink, Trenta, can be loaded with excess sugar and calories, a U.S. researcher says.
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A Starbucks Coffee logo is seen on a building in Washington on September 1, 2011. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) is an international coffee and coffeehouse chain based in Seattle, Washington. Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse company in the world,[2] with 17,009 stores in 55 countries, including over 11,000 in the United States, over 1,000 in Canada, over 700 in the United Kingdom, and over 150 in Turkey.[1][3] Starbucks sells drip brewed coffee, espresso-based hot drinks, other hot and cold drinks, coffee beans, salads, hot and cold sandwiches and panini, pastries, snacks, and items such as mugs and tumblers. Through the Starbucks Entertainment division and Hear Music brand, the company also markets books, music, and film. Many of the company's products are seasonal or specific to the locality of the store. Starbucks-brand ice cream and coffee are also offered at grocery stores. From Starbucks' founding in later forms in Seattle as a local coffee bean roaster and retailer, the company has expanded rapidly. In the 1990s, Starbucks was opening a new store every workday, a pace that continued into the 2000s. The first store outside the United States or Canada opened in the mid-1990s, and overseas stores now constitute almost one third of Starbucks' stores.[4] The company planned to open a net of 900 new stores outside of the United States in 2009,[5] but has announced 900 store closures in the United States since 2008.[6]

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