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  • China's second Starbucks Greener Store in operation

    Coffee giant Starbucks has opened a second Greener Store in the Chinese mainland, which meets its new standards of low energy consumption and waste disposal.


  • Across China: Starbucks cultivates growing taste of coffee in China

    With the rapid economic development and expanding middle-class population in China, Starbucks coffeehouses have sprung up all across the country over the past two decades, making China the largest overseas market for Starbucks.


  • Starbucks innovation park construction begins in China

    The construction of the Starbucks China Coffee Innovation Park in the city of Kunshan, east China's Jiangsu Province, officially began on Monday.


  • Starbucks to donate $1m for medics, communities

    The Starbucks Foundation will contribute $1 million to Give2Asia to fund a project focused on supporting front line medical workers, and further strengthening grassroots disease prevention and control capabilities in China to safeguard the future of local communities in the country.


  • Across China: Starbucks' unwavering faith in China amid coronavirus outbreak

    Belinda Wong, Starbucks China Chairman and CEO, had to unwind everything she had learned in her 30 years of experience in the retail world facing uncertainty brought by the novel coronavirus outbreak.


  • Starbucks reports better-than-expected growth of revenue in fiscal Q1

    U.S. top coffee chain operator Starbucks Corporation Thursday said its consolidated net revenues grew 9 percent to 6.63 billion U.S. dollars, a better-than-expected result in its fiscal first quarter (Q1).


  • Starbucks to follow Apple in China decline

    Famed U.S. companies like Apple and Starbucks are declining in the Chinese market because of pressure in the current macroeconomic context and intensified competition with local rivals.


  • Coffee startup Luckin aims to beat Starbucks in China in 2019

    Chinese start-up Luckin Coffee aims to overtake Starbucks to become the country's most popular coffee chain brand by the end of this year.


  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai gains popularity

    The Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in Shanghai has been gaining popularity since it started service about one year ago.


  • Starbucks teams up with Eleme

    Starbucks said on Thursday it is partnering with Alibaba-backed food delivery platform Eleme to allow millions of Chinese customers to enjoy "coffee culture" outside of its retail spaces.


  • Nestle to pay 7.15 bln USD for global coffee pact with Starbucks

    Switzerland-based food giant Nestle said Monday it was set to pay Starbucks 7.15 billion U.S. dollars for the right to sell the American chain's products outside its worldwide coffee shops.


  • U.S. Starbucks eyes business expansion in fast-growing Chinese market

    Major U.S. coffee chain operator Starbucks has full confidence that China will fundamentally change the company as the country has grown into Starbucks' second-largest and fastest-growing market, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said Sunday.


  • Starbucks says 1Q sales rose only in China

    Starbucks, the world's largest coffeehouse chain, reported disappointing first-quarter sales in all regions except in China, where same-store sales rose 6 percent.


  • Starbucks plans more mega stores

    Starbucks plans to further innovate its beverage and store designs as well as digital offerings to attract more diversified and technology-savvy customers in China after it opened its biggest cafe in the world in Shanghai on Wednesday.


  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery opens in Shanghai

    The first Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room outside the United States opened in Shanghai Tuesday.


  • Starbucks acquires remaining mainland stores for 1.3bln USD

    Starbucks Corp, the world's biggest coffee chain, recently reached new agreements with its joint venture partners, giving it full ownership of Chinese mainland stores.


  • Starbucks eyes market growth in China with 1.3 bln USD deal

    Starbucks announced on Thursday that it is buying the remaining 50 percent share of its East China joint venture in a 1.3-billion-U.S. dollars transaction, marking the largest single acquisition ever in the company history.


  • Starbucks ups employee benefits amid ambitious China expansion plan

    Starbucks will provide an insurance plan to help thousands of its employees in China care for their aging parents, as the global coffee chain sticks to its ambitious expansion plan in the traditionally tea-drinking country.


  • Starbucks brews up growth plan

    The global head of Starbucks said on Tuesday that his group is moving to expand its presence in China, its fastest-growing market, by focusing on premium roastery stores as well as accelerating innovations to appeal to vast numbers of social media users.


  • Starbucks partners with WeChat to launch social gifting tool

    Starbucks today announced the launch of "用星说" (Say it with Starbucks), a new social gifting feature on WeChat, China's leading mobile social communications service.


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