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  1. Unicef charity drive with Starbucks makes it easy to warm body and soul

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Model Amanda Strang ignored the chilly winds blowing through the city last Friday to arrive at the opening ceremony of Starbucks' Christmas Red Cup campaign attired ... for Unicef, Gilbert Mo, the chairman of fund-raising committee, and Andrew Nathan, the general manager for Starbucks in Hong Kong, kicked off the annual campaign, this year based on the theme ...

  2. Starbucks, Ai Ni to turn Yunnan into coffee capital

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Starbucks, operator of the world's biggest coffee shop chain, has formed a new joint venture in Yunnan to help develop the province as a premier ... is to establish a business to buy and export high-quality, locally grown Arabica coffee beans. The joint venture, in which Starbucks will have operating control, will also run processing mills ...

  3. Starbucks brews full ownership deal

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Starbucks, the world's largest coffee shop chain operator, has reached an agreement with long-time jointventure partner Maxim's Caterers to take full control of more than half of its retail stores on the mainland. As part of that deal, Maxim's acquired Starbucks' remaining stake in its business in Hong Kong and Macau, assuming ...

  4. Joyce Cheng offers dietary advice at Starbucks launch

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Heather Chan As we enter the hottest, stickiest month of the year, Starbucks has done the cool thing and brought back its chilled coffee jelly beverage. The coffee chain invited celebrities Joyce Cheng Yan-yee and Jennifer Tse Ting-ting to the launch of the coffee jelly drinks last Friday at Wan Chai's The Quarterdeck Club restaurant. The beauties were kept busy making ...

  5. What's in a name? Starbucks ignores critics and lets new design do the talking

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen In case you haven't noticed yet, your cup of Starbucks coffee just came with a new logo. The new design, a fourth revamp since Starbucks was established in 1971 in Seattle, keeps the familiar siren and green colour, but drops the words 'Starbucks coffee'. The new no-name logo was launched globally on Tuesday. In Hong Kong, Starbucks held a ceremony ...

  6. Starbucks boss jailed for changing-room videos

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu A Starbucks Coffee manager was jailed for four months yesterday for filming five female colleagues undressing in a changing room and storing some of the videos on a computer in the office. Sy Yik-man, 26, was criticised by a District Court judge for seriously intruding on women's dignity and privacy for making six videos which lasted more than an hour. His crime came ...

  7. Chain out to give coffee lovers an instant buzz with launch of granules from the sachet

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Instant coffee has a new look with the launch of Starbucks VIA, a line of 'ready brew' coffee granules in sachets the brand says will give java-heads 'great coffee on the go'. The company says the product name is a play on Don Valencia, the man who started researching instant coffee for Starbucks 20 years ago. Not content just to give out 100 ...

  8. Something is brewing

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Their assortment of 'Thick Toast' is worth trying. The more adventurous should try the butter pork floss on toast. Starbucks Coffee The biggest coffee chain in the world is also one of the most popular in our city. Not much has really changed at Starbucks since they arrived here. When you're at the top, why mess with a good thing? But some have a strong objection to Starbucks ...

  9. Pacific Coffee aims to cause a stir

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the mainland market is only a fraction of that of rival Starbucks, which opened its 500th outlet in October. CRE recently said it aims to open 1,000 outlets in the mainland to take on Starbucks, which ...

  10. Brewed awakening

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... shipped from Italy for his kitchen. Hui believes the past five years provide evidence of a growing local coffee culture. In 2007 and 2008, Hongkongers favoured the branded chains such as Starbucks ... a means of recharging the batteries, and it was associated with work and study. Then Starbucks provided a good-looking and stylish environment, with nice couches and coffee cups. It was about ...




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