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Starbucks Is Not A Coffeehouse

It’s long been clear that Starbucks, despite its 17,651 franchises worldwide, is not just a coffeehouse chain. It’s a lifestyle/culture brand, producing CDs, co-producing movies, publishing books, and serving as an art gallery. Not to mention operating as a political … Continue reading

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NYT Adstravaganza: Starbucks Fixing, Yoko UnFracking

Interesting full-page ads in Friday’s New York Times. On Page Five, this ad for Starbucks’ Come Together campaign to Fix the Debt: Furthermore, here’s the message chairman Howard Schultz posted on the Starbucks website: Let’s Come Together, America Wednesday, December … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Starbucks Political $$$ Edition)

By now it’s clear that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is overcaffeinated on the topic of partisan gridlock in the nation’s capital. But his crusade is really percolating thanks to this full-page ad in Sunday’s New York Times (via Mogulite): The text … Continue reading

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Do You Know About Facebook’s ‘Sponsored Stories’?

The hardworking staff aren’t big Facebookers, so maybe we’re the only ones who missed this (via MediaPost): Facebook ads often incorporate a social element, letting users see what actions their friends have taken in connection with an advertiser or ad, such … Continue reading

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Seems the pistol-packin’ set has invaded your local Starbucks (via the Wall Street Journal): Starbucks Corp. and some other chain stores in the U.S. are finding themselves caught in the middle of a firearms debate, as gun-control advocates go up … Continue reading

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