Aug 9, 2012 Mobile payment firm Square will begin processing all credit and debit transactions at Starbucks. Could it signal the beginning of the end of cash?
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 8, 2012 Startup Square gets a caffeine boost by providing mobile payments for Starbucks customers. The deal also includes credit card processing.
Jul 23, 2012 It had been rumored that Starbucks was interested in buying Peet's.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 6, 2012 What baristas and tailors and over-educated sandwich-makers tell us about the economy.
May 10, 2012 Credit card companies already get a piece of the transaction when consumers use PayPal or Bango to make payments with mobile technology. But can they really compete in the new world of mobile payment?
May 8, 2012 Dunkin’ Donuts launches a flagship outlet in New Delhi, with a full snack menu strategy. It aims to get a jump on Starbucks in India.
May 3, 2012 Starbucks is working with a pioneer in microlending in developing countries - the Grameen Foundation - to lend money to small coffee farmers.
Apr 4, 2012 Google Offers and Banana Republic are the first businesses to join Starbucks in raising money for its U.S. job creation fund.
Mar 14, 2012 Paypal, the world's largest online payment processor, offers a new service to real-world merchants. What does this mean for rival Square?
Mar 14, 2012 In the U.K. today, where Starbucks has just started writing customers' names on their coffee cups for the first time.