Friday, January 11, 2013
Both Chesterfield Starbucks locations sold out of the $1 reusable plastic cups withing days. The cups are part of an initiative by the coffee giant to reduce its waste.
In an effort to lesson the load of trash from disposable cups, Starbucks is now offering a new reusable tumbler, but Chesterfield residents may have are hard time getting a hold of one. The $1 plastic cups started appearing in St. Louis area stores in the past week and have sold like, well, hot-coffee-cakes. The Starbucks on Clarkson Road in Chesterfield reported receiving a shipment of the cups last Thursday that were gone by Saturday. More won't be arriving until next Thursday, Jan. 17, at the earliest. The situation was much the same at the store in Chesterfield Valley. That location also sold out of the popular tubmlers in a matter of days as well. According to USA Today, the $1 tumbler is reportedly the latest effort to address …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The coffee company reportedly plans to add at least 1,500 cafes in the U.S. over the next five years.
The Associated Press is reporting Wednesday that the world’s largest coffee company plans to add at least 1,500 cafes in the U.S. over the next five years. The report indicates that Starbucks would have more than 20,000 cafes by 2014, up from its current count of about 18,000. The AP is also reporting the Seattle-based company also plans to move from its current Tazo tea and begin serving Teavana, which it announced it would acquire last month. There are currently two Starbucks locations in Town and Country and Manchester. One is located on Clayton Road and the other on Manchester Road. What do you think? Do you welcome more Starbucks? Are you happy to see the company grow, or are there enough Starbucks already? Tell us in the comments …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Starbucks, which has several locations in Chesterfield, is pioneering a new way to attract employees.
Starbucks is planning to expand and open 1,300 new stores next year, but if you'd like to get a job with the coffee giant, first log on to Facebook. The national chain has unveiled a new system called Branch Out that will let potential applicants search for jobs using their social networks, according to a report in the St. Louis Business Journal. The system takes the form of an app on the Starbucks Facebook page that lets users browse open positions by location, but it's also a promotional effort with videos about what it's like to work at Starbucks and links to info about the company's benefits. The journal cites a Seattle-based tech blog from one of its sister publications called TechFlash, which talked to Sara Parker, a member of …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Celebrate with free coffee, but not at Starbucks or McDonalds in Town and Country and Manchester. However, St. Louis area 7-Eleven stores are offering free coffee Friday.
If the first words out of your mouth every morning are, “I’ll have a large coffee”—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) America will put staunch tea drinkers to shame on National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, when coffee fiends can rejoice and celebrate their beloved coffee bean with free brew from national chains. Coffee was first brought to America in the mid-1600s in a shipment en route to “New Amsterdam,” now known as New York, according to the National Coffee Association. We have that shipment and the Boston Tea Party to thank for turning the nation into coffee drinkers. However, …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
More than 7,000 Starbucks Coffee cafes are supporting "Opportunity Finance Network" to provide financing to local business, on July 4th.
How much more patriotic can coffee lovers get in observing Independence Day than brewing up a new Starbucks Coffee blend appropriately named "Indivisible?" It's all about "Americans Helping Americans Create Jobs," Starbucks says in information about the new coffee line, while citing that more than 8 percent of the U.S. labor force is unemployed. Economists have predicted current economic conditions will stretch into the longest period of U.S. unemployment in the last 70-plus years. Starbucks teamed with Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), a group of community lending institutions established to provide financing to community businesses—especially those serving low-income, low-wealth and disadvantaged communities. Customer purchases of …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
We got a good response when we asked for nominees in our first West County Food Fight. Now, the time has come to vote from among our finalists.
It's time to vote now in the second phase of this week's West County Food Fight. You've given us your nominations. Now, it's time to vote from among the finalists. Who do you think serves the best coffee in West County? Here's who we've picked as the finalists from the nominees on our story and from Facebook. We picked two local places and two chains. So the rest is in your hands now. You'll have till 5 p.m. Friday to vote for your favorite java joint in this Food Fight. We'll announce the winner on Saturday morning. Thanks, and as always, happy eating and drinking!
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Nearby stores are happy to help the Music for Lifelong Achievement Instrument Drive, ending prior to Thanksgiving.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011
You can help keep the music playing by donating a musical instrument during the Music for Lifelong Achievement Instrument Drive, which runs through Nov. 20. Participating Chesterfield Starbucks locations will serve as drop-off points for new and used instruments. Used instruments will receive tune-ups and repairs and then go to local schools and community music programs. Music For Lifelong Achievement is a non-profit organization based at the Sheldon Concert Hall. The group gathers used and new musical instruments and donates them to programs serving disadvantaged young people. Local Starbucks locations accepting donations You can drop off instruments at these Chesterfield locations: Chesterfield Commons (Chesterfield Airport Rd.) …