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Monday: April 12, 2010

Starbucks giving away free coffee on April 15th, bring your own mug.Starbucks giving away free coffee on April 15th, bring your own mug.

The free coffee giveaway is an effort to raise awareness that we should all be ditching paper cups in favor of switching to a more reusable environmentally-friendly coffee container. This container would probably be a cylinder mug-like type of object - most likely a mug. More info (and a short flick) over here.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Deals & Steals @ 2:34 PM | Tags (12) | awareness | coffee | cups | earth | environment | free | mugs | recycling | reusable | starbucks | trees | tumblers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: March 25, 2010

A list of the world's most ethical companies according to a New York City think tank.A list of the world's most ethical companies according to a New York City think tank.

The 100 companies that made the final cut include first-time recipients Ford Motor Company, Adobe Systems and Campbell Soup. Google, Starbucks, General Electric and 33 other companies have appeared on the list for all four of its years.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 6:44 AM | Tags (10) | abcnews | business | debut | ethics | ford | google | nyc | starbucks | tank | think |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 16, 2009

Free wifi access is coming to your local McDonald's joint.Free wifi access is coming to your local McDonald's joint.

You formerly had to pony up $2.95 to use wireless access at any of their fast food locations - but Ronald says no more! This latest move is marked effort to try and make each McDonald's location a 'destination' rather than you know, somewhere you go just for fast food.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:03 AM | Tags (8) | access | coffee | destination | free | mcdonalds | starbucks | thestreet | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Starbucks pulls the curtain back on brand new line of instant coffee.Starbucks pulls the curtain back on brand new line of instant coffee.

Three packets will set you back $2.95 while one box will cost you $9.99.  Lack of a smug barista: priceless.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 12:47 PM | Tags (4) | coffee | instant | starbucks | via |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

You just might be able to order a venti beer at your local Starbucks one day.You just might be able to order a venti beer at your local Starbucks one day.

The new store is an attempt by the struggling coffee company to boost sales especially during evening hours, USA Today reported. If the first beer selling location in Seattle is successful, others will follow, a Starbucks source said.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 11:53 AM | Tags (7) | starbucks | beer | wine | coffee | alcohol | struggling | pilot |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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