(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp will use its ubiquitous coffee cups to tell U.S. lawmakers to come up with a deal to avoid going over the " fiscal cliff " and triggering automatic tax hikes and spending cuts.
(Reuters) - Starbucks' coffee menu famously baffles some people. In Britain, it's their accounts that are confusing. Starbucks has been telling investors the business was profitable, even as it consistently reported losses.
This apparent contradiction arises from tax avoidance, and sheds light on perfectly legal tactics used by multinationals the world over. Starbucks stands out because it has told investors one thing and the taxman another...
I really enjoy coming across articles like this. This is about a company that is taking initiative to use social media to find talent. That company just so happens to be Starbucks.
Starbucks uses a system called Branch Out and it shows open positions in different locations, videos about culture at Starbucks and even information about their benefits!
Starbucks also uses Twitter, Facebook and even Instagram to promote their job. Instagram! I think it's great that a company is doing this and it is just something to keep in mind as many other companies will follow suit if they haven't already.
Starbucks has agreed to purchase 100 percent of its palm oil from certified sustainable suppliers by 2015, according to Green Century Capital Management. Starbucks made the change in response to a shareholder resolution filed by the Green Century Balanced Fund. In October, the UK Government and 14 other organisations made a similar pledge.
Report also criticises HM Revenue & Customs for leniency in dealing with corporations that pay little or no corporation tax.
Amazon, Google and Starbucks have been accused of an "immoral" use of secretive jurisdictions, royalties and complex company structures to avoid paying tax on British profits by a committee of MPs.
A hard-hitting report released on Monday by the Commons public accounts committee, the parliamentary spending watchdog, also criticises HM Revenue & Customs for being "way too lenient" in negotiations with corporations which pay little or no corporation tax. It calls on the government to draw up laws to close loopholes and name and shame companies that fail to pay their fair share.
A Starbucks Twitter campaign just went embarrassingly wrong.
The coffee giant recently asked customers to tweet out some holiday cheer, using the hashtag "#SpreadTheCheer." What the company instead received was a slew of tweets using the hashtag to criticize Starbucks' low tax rates and labor policies in the United Kingdom, according to the Telegraph. What's worse, the critical and at times profanity-laced tweets were displayed on a giant screen at London’s Natural History museum, where the company sponsors the ice rink. "
Look at you, Juan Valdez! That's a lot of coffee. Now that you've had your caffeine fix, get out there and conquer the day - one twitchy step at a time. (I just reached Level 2 of the "Fresh Brew" badge on @foursquare.
Starbucks Corp. expects to more than double to 40,000 its employees in Asia Pacific over the next five years, a sign the Seattle chain is anticipating coffee consumption to accelerate despite the slowing of major economies in the region.
It’s all about social networking and being on the go these days. So, it’s no wonder people are liking fast food restaurants on Facebook, following them on Twitter, or pinning their products on Pinterest. Let’s delve into the world of fast food and see just what people are finding appealing on their social networking websites.
Let’s start with the widely popular coffee serving chain, Starbucks Coffee. Once again, people are constantly on the go, so it’s no wonder why we don’t need a caffeine pick-me-up with a nice coffee, tea, or frappuccino. Starbucks has a total of 31,381,422 likes on Facebook, safely taking the first place position for most restaurant likes. Also, Starbucks Coffee takes the gold on Twitter followers, Google+ and Pinterest followers. When it comes to YouTube and Klout, they’re not in first, but a very close second. Only by 4 points in score actually for Klout.
Since Starbucks came in second to YouTube and Klout, who was the crown for restaurant king given to? Burger King wins for the most number of video views with a total of 16,715,848 and 27,488 subscribers. And for Klout, Taco Bell takes the cake with a score of 85.
So, who was bottom of the list in 10th place for each social networking site? Facebook had less likes for KFC, coming in 10th for Twitter and Klout followers is Chipotle Mexican Grill, Pizza Hut for Google+, Dominos Pizza for Pinterest,and KFC again for less subscribers on YouTube. But hey, let’s not forget about the elephant in the room, Yelp. Give Yelp a try, they’re the 8th most popular free app and the 36th most visited website in the US. You never know, they might become your next favorite social site.
The green dots on this map representing Starbucks locations which are obviously clustered in major metropolitan centers. Cross-referencing this Starbucks address location with population data, Davenport explains his mapping technique: "By counting the number of people who live within a given distance to each Starbucks, we can measure how well centered Frappuccinos are to the US citizenry. In other words: draw a 1-mile circle around every store, then add up the % of the population living within the circles. Repeat for 2, 3, 4....100 miles." The result of this data is a fabulous logrithmic S-curve which explains much about the American population distribution.
By Lisa Gilbert and Kelly Ngo “There are moments in our lives when we have an opportunity to ignite tremendous positive change—not just in the lives of the customers and communities we serve every day, but in our country.” Those … Continue reading...
News brands like the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are turning to free Wi-Fi as a way to promote their content. In the lates example, Times readers can get 15 free stories a day while sitting in Starbucks.
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