Starbucks

The Digital Tip Trap

Cashless payments are great, but not if they nudge us toward paying more than we meant to.

Take a Peek Inside Starbucks's First Train Car Cafe

In Switzerland, the coffee giant is about to become even more ubiquitous.

Starbucks Asks Gun Owners to Keep Weapons Out of Their Stores

It's a request, not an outright ban, because who wants to confront a customer with a weapon?

Why Is Starbucks So Expensive in China?

And why do people go there anyway? The culture and economics of drinking lattes in China.

Mega-Ban of the Day: No Smoking Within 25 Feet of a Starbucks

Coffee and cigarettes no more.

The Case for Simplified Coffee Shop Ordering

Forget "venti cafe latte." One London store would rather you ask for a "cup of really really milky coffee."

This Could Be the World's Most Awkward Bathroom

Pop a squat for this week's uncomfortable edition of Toilet Tuesday.

Least Surprising Stat of the Day: 80% of the U.S. Lives Within 20 Miles of a Starbucks

Unless you live near Grand Teton National Park, a Frappuccino is never far away.

The Fascinating Story of How Those Tropical Insects Made It Into Your Starbucks Coffee

Starbucks has said it's stopping the use of bug-based red dye. Why? Making the stuff looks like so much fun!

How NYC Fast Food Chains Are Doing Since the Recession

Which chains are expanding, and which have the most stores?