Starbucks becomes latest target of Hong Kong protester rage

Asia Pacific Sep 30, 2019

Starbucks becomes latest target of Hong Kong protester rage

Starbucks has emerged as the latest brand to fall foul of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters after a family member of the local restaurant chain that owns the local franchise spoke out against demonstrators. Multiple branches were covered with graffiti over the weekend as the city ...

Starbucks Japan starts preorder service

Business / Corporate Jun 26, 2019

Starbucks Japan starts preorder service

Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd. said Tuesday that it will start a new service to allow customers to order and pay through its smartphone app without waiting in line. The service, called Mobile Order & Pay, started at its 56 stores in Tokyo on Wednesday. Starbucks aims ...

Starbucks to open high-end roastery cafe in Tokyo

Business / Corporate Feb 27, 2019

Starbucks to open high-end roastery cafe in Tokyo

Starbucks Corp. said Wednesday it is opening a four-story, high-end roastery in central Tokyo featuring a bar and lounge, its fifth such outlet worldwide. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo is set to open Thursday in the capital's trendy Nakameguro district. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, well-known ...