If there's one thing we love about Starbucks, it's that they always give us a place to go to the bathroom. Aside from that, it's also always a good time when they mix up a customer's name. When a Hong Kong Starbucks employee thought a woman named Virginia was actually named Vagina, we laughed.
We figured why not keep the laughs coming and found some more Starbucks name fails. We also included what
You know what they say -- when in Rome, do as the Romans do; when in Hong Kong, get called "Vagina" at a Starbucks.* That must be how that saying goes, because that's exactly what happened to a woman named Virginia who was visiting Hong Kong recently, and she wasn't too happy about it.
Ever heard the expression "that and a dime will get you a cup of coffee"? Well, not that long ago a cup of coffee did cost a dime. (And you can still get a cup for well less than a dollar in many places.)
Of course, Starbucks began blowing the lid off the coffee price structure about 15 years ago. Now the average latte at the ubiquitous chain costs around four bucks. And if java lovers w
After putting your local coffee shop out of business years ago, Starbucks is looking to do the same to that bakery down the street. The coffee behemoth recently announced plans to begin testing various warm pastries, croissants and other baked items in hopes that their success will ultimately lead to national distribution.
Consumer Reports has released results of a taste test that says Walmart coffee rivals Starbucks in taste, and at about half the price. We love our coffee in America. And according to the recent survey, we also like it to be 'gourmet' coffee. But the taste test doesn't lie. Results indicate that Walmart coffee is as good as Starbucks, and it's better than major brands Maxwell House and Folger's
I'm not a Starbucks frequent flier but I do, on occasion, like to have a Hazelnut Cappuccino. This story, however, caught my eye. Why would you, after so many years, change the logo you are best known for. The following will explain...