Global coffee retailer Starbucks Coffee Company and dairy manufacturer Danone have announced a joint venture to develop a selection of new specialty yoghurt products to be sold in participating Starbucks...

Bakery franchise Michel’s Patisserie says winning the title Australian ‘Coffee Shop of the Year’ for the second year running recognises the hard work of its franchisees and team members. The Michel’s...

Coles has launched a trial of a new Coles MasterCard Mobile Wallet that will enable a sample group of customers to pay for groceries with their credit card and earn flybuys points using their smart phone. Similarly...

Woolworths’ latest move in the coffee pod market signals a new trend in brand extension and retail diversification. Woolworths is the latest to jump on the single-serve coffee machine bandwagon, and...

Nestle, owner of Nespresso, and Starbucks Corporation, which own the Starbucks Verismo system, are in a heated battle over the global single-serve coffee market.  The coffee pod market is booming globally. Nespresso...

US-based coffee chain Starbucks has announced the implementation of a mobile payment solution known as ‘Square Wallet’ in stores across the USA from November 2012. ‘Square Wallet’, similar to other...

Starbucks in the United States has made a $100-million transaction with Next World Group, making it the majority investor in the bakery business.  The acquisition of Next World Group’s La Boulange Bakery...

The world’s largest coffee chain, Starbucks Corporation, has announced a “record” increase in net income by 18 per cent for its second quarter in the 2011/12 financial year. Starbucks...

The world’s largest coffee chain, Starbucks Coffee Company, announced today plans to introduce wine, beer and “premium food” to a handful of its stores in the United States by the end of 2012. Starbucks...

The world’s largest coffee chain, Starbucks Coffee Company, announced today that it has bought American-based premium fruit juice company Evolution Fresh for US$30 million (A$29 million). Announcing...