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  1. Starbucks gives us memories of HK ... before Starbucks

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. There's something ironic about Starbucks sponsoring a nostalgic photo exhibit on the changing face of Hong Kong. Celebrating its 100th store (opening on Hollywood Road) and eighth anniversary in town, the Anonymous Roots of Central opened on Tuesday at The Landmark. If anybody can be blamed for altering Central, Starbucks ...

  2. How Starbucks Saved My Life

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan How Starbucks Saved My Life by Michael Gill HarperCollins, HK$97 Michael Gill has served Starbucks and himself well with his 'riches-to-rags story of a man who had it all, then lost it all, and found it again', the subtitle of his memoir. Not only has his book, How Starbucks Saved My Life, made it onto best-seller lists and been a free advertisement ...

  3. Discover the perfect blend

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan Jim Alling, president of Starbucks Despite being president of Starbucks, Jim Alling spends as much time as he can with his three sons Zach, Brett and Nick. 'I used ... to the many Starbucks staff - or partners, as he calls them - he is responsible for. Talking with the green-aproned staff, and seeing how they took pride in their jobs and how well they treated ...

  4. channel hop

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... an epidemic, the company has spread through cityscapes via a generation versed in the language of 'triple non-fat, no-whip, decaf grande mochas'. Biography: Howard Schultz, Starbucks (TVB ... hard to fathom the humble beginnings of the Seattle bean company (above right) - or that its transformation into the Starbucks we know is the result of Schultz's experience ...

  5. Milk coffees off the menu at Starbucks- try soya

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Cafe chain Starbucks has removed milk coffees from menus after stocks from liquid milk supplier Mengniu tested positive for melamine. In an urgent response to Thursday's announcement of dairy giant Mengniu's involvement in the scandal, most Starbucks on the mainland voluntarily stopped supplying milk coffees from yesterday. Customers were advised ...

  6. Is less really more in Starbucks' paper-saving campaign?

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Is Starbucks being environmentally sound, or deliberately ironic and perverse? Someone from my office brought in several takeaway coffee orders for colleagues in a paper carrier (above right). Printed on the carrier is a message that advises customers to use less paper in the interest of saving the environment. 'Starbucks invites you to join us in our efforts ...

  7. Starbucks' message is much more than just a drop in the ocean

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... green. Starbucks unveiled a sculpture at the Festival Walk mall over the weekend created entirely from plastic water bottles collected at their counters across town over the past 10 weeks. ... water bottles. It was dedicated on Saturday by (pictured from left) Starbucks' general manager Thomas Hahn, the foundation's Wendy Tsang and Green Sense's Jan Lai. 'Today we ...

  8. Community work blends in at Starbucks

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Hahn, general manager of Starbucks Hong Kong, is well aware of the paradoxes that come with making a public commitment to CSR. He is therefore well armed with facts and figures demonstrating ...

  9. Artist and teens create work of racial harmony

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... cultural identification or upbringing, making him an appropriate choice for helping create this exhibition'. Operation Santa Claus donor Starbucks Hong Kong teamed up with one of the 13 ... yesterday at the swanky Starbucks at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui. He also gave away Suitmen contained in 'Christmas stockings' to the children. It is the fourth year ...

  10. Songs in the key of G

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... and Starbucks. This time he has made sure that he has more clout in the company than he discovered he did at Arista. Twenty years ago, and already with a lot more money in the bank than other highly successful but also critically respected jazz artists - such as Pat Metheny, who has been one of his most unforgiving critics - Gorelick was one of the original investors in Starbucks. 'It ...




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