Tag: starbucks

Chains

Starbucks Will Greatly Expand Uber Eats Partnership in the U.S.

1 day ago

Starbucks is only concerned with delivery both in the U.S. and China. At the same time, the coffee chain is growing at an unprecedented rate. Time will tell if it's actually moving too fast.

Operations

Payment Apps Help Starbucks and Others Avoid Credit Card Swipe Fees

1 week ago

More loyalty, more customer spending data, and lower fees — what's not for a restaurant to love about apps that facilitate payments?

Chains

Starbucks’ Primary China Competitor Luckin Coffee Is Growing Fast

2 weeks ago

You have to almost feel sorry for Starbucks here: Can they really match a Chinese company for digital and delivery smarts? Few foreign brands can.

Chains

Restaurant and Technology Partnerships for November 2018

2 weeks ago

If there is one dominant trend this month, it's that chicken joints know that delivery matters now.

Tech

Why Restaurants Still Lag on Digital Transformation

1 month ago

The big battle to come at restaurant brands is chief marketing officer vs. chief digital officer. Smart brands will realize that cooperation can breed innovation rather than conflict.

Chains

Starbucks Lays Off 350 Employees Through Corporate Cutbacks

1 month ago

Starbucks warned that these cuts were coming in September. It's not a surprising move to trim ranks under new executive leadership; hopefully, this will allow the chain to be more nimble when it comes to digital innovation in the U.S.

Chains

Starbucks Wants to Get to Know You Better

1 month ago

Starbucks hopes digital loyalty plus face time with in-store employees will help continue its turnaround. Earlier access to egg nog lattes and other holiday drinks — available a full week earlier than last year — won't hurt, either.

Chains

Starbucks Speeds Up Its Beverage Innovation to Stay Relevant

1 month ago

Speed and convenience rule the day at Starbucks as it works to grow and stay relevant.

Tech

Restaurants Argue Efficiency and Safety in Cashless Push

1 month ago

We're not going to be the ones claiming that the old ways are the best ways, but we will argue that we don't know if tech providers and restaurants have thought this through all the way.

Chains

Dunkin’ Donuts’ Beverage Strategy Is Working, at Least for Now

2 months ago

Early signs for Dunkin' Donuts' look good as it challenges Starbucks for the heart of coffee lovers everywhere.

Chains

Starbucks Gives Its Latin American Partner Access to New Markets

2 months ago

Starbucks has made big changes to fix big problems in its biggest markets. For a brand used to significant control over its stores, it will need to make sure that this leads to better operations rather than confusing fragmentation.

Chains

Restaurants Are Facing an ‘Evolve or Die’ Reality

2 months ago

To survive, be smart (don't panic) about tech, and keep your eyes on what actually makes money.