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Starbucks Expands Clover Brewing to 500th U.S. Location, Aims to Double the Number of Stores Featuring the Clover System in 2014

This month, Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) celebrates five years of offering customers a truly unique coffee experience—through individual cups of the rarest and most exotic coffees brewed on its patented Clover brewing system. The fifth anniversary of Clover brewing system at Starbucks is also marked by the opening of Starbucks 500th […]

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Starbucks Teams up with Google to Bring Next-Generation Wi-Fi Experience to Customers

Starbucks today announced the selection of Google to provide the next generation of its Wi-Fi offering for its customers. Beginning this August, new U.S. company-operated Starbucks® stores will begin to receive up to 10 times faster network and Wi-Fi speeds. Over the next 18 months, Starbucks will convert more than […]

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Restaurants trying to cut down on ‘wi-fi-hobos’

Are today’s cafe meant as the new workplace for America’s disconnected workers? Many establishments, especially the big chains like Starbucks, offer free, unlimited Wi-Fi service for their patrons– presumably to allow} people linger and contribute to} the ambiance. “We intend to provide you with a great digital experience to go […]

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Restaurants step up to the plate to draw customers

It was an easy choice for Trish Hertog: Pay $12.95 a day to surf the Web at her hotel, or log on free at Starbucks. She chose Starbucks. “Before I even walked in the door to Starbucks, I checked to see if it had the sign up that says ‘free […]

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