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# Starbucks

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# trademark row
Iraqi firms violating international trademarks to face crackdown
A chain of fake Starbucks has been operating under the international coffee company’s logo in Baghdad.
# Starbucks
Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine
Starbucks said it decided to close its 130 stores and no longer have a brand presence in Russia.
All time
Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup
A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are “deeply sorry” the incident occured.
# Big Bucks
Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine
Ireland is also battling a similar fine levied against tech giant Apple over its Irish-based operations.
# Shuttered
Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store
The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.
# retail and services
Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store
The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.
# Dispute
Starbucks has lost its third planning battle over an 'unauthorised' café in Cork
The dispute in relation to the Patrick Street outlet has spanned several years.
# Starbucks
Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.
# you had one job
CNN accidentally used footage of Jimmy Carr pretending to work in Starbucks for a story
The footage was from a 2012 sketch where Jimmy worked as a barista for a day.
# discrmination
Starbucks closes more than 8,000 stores in US for racial bias training
The move was prompted by the arrest of two black men who’d been sitting in a Philadelphia branch.
# back in four hours
Starbucks to close 8,000 outlets in the US to educate staff against racial bias
The coffee giant has refused to grant media access to the training sessions.
# Philadelphia
Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme
The entrepreneur programme will be for Philadelphia public high school students.
# crisis management
Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for a day to give staff 'racial-bias education'
An incident where police were called because two black men hadn’t bought anything in a branch went viral last week.
# Philadelphia
Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend
A video of the incident on Twitter was viewed millions of times.
# coffee shops
Starbucks has faced almost no penalty for opening stores without planning approval
Two councils are taking legal action against the coffee giant, but things are moving slowly.
# London
No jail time for man who put camera in Starbucks toilet
A member of the public spotted the device last month and alerted the police.
# London
Man charged with voyeurism after hiding a camera in a Starbucks toilet
Anthony Dines (31), of Shortlands Road, Kingston Upon Thames, was arrested in New Malden on Wednesday, 22 November.
# coffee in cork city
'I'm not averse to a Starbucks, but not playing by the rules is frustrating'
Cork cafés organised a free coffee morning after a similar event was held in Dublin last week.
# cup of joe
Dublin cafés give out free coffee in protest against Starbucks expansion
The initiative was started by one business owner who was unhappy to hear about a new Starbucks opening.
# Planning Permission
Cork city taking Starbucks to court to close its Patrick Street shop
Starbucks has had numerous applications for planning permission turned down since it opened the store in 2015.
# student gaffs
8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin
That’s a lot of instant noodles.
# cuppa joe
There are now *51* Starbucks branches in Co. Dublin, thanks to a new one opening on Aungier Street
Ah here.
# deep clean needed
Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016
62 Irish restaurants and takeaways were shut last year for an awful lot of different reasons.
# wake up sheeple
People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose
# Hot Water
Fingal Council takes case against Starbucks in Swords after Bord Pleanála finding
A spokesman for Starbucks EMEA in London said it expected its licensees to comply with local planning.
# thanks a latte
Starbucks and school canteen among 10 premises ordered to shut over food safety fears
Pubs, hotel restaurants and country clubs have been served closure orders.
# Big Bucks
Why does Starbucks keep opening stores without planning permission?
Multiple outlets of the international coffee chain have fallen foul of planning laws in recent months.
# Waterford
Starbucks open another store without planning permission, and the local council isn't happy
The multinational has also operated three cafés without planning permission in Cork for the past 18 months.
# Mean girls
This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café
“You are smart and you are pretty. It would take nothing from you to also be kind.”
# best served cold
American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks
She is seeking damages and restitution, potentially on behalf of anyone in America who’s bought an iced drink at Starbucks since 2006.
# coffee wars
There are 21 Starbucks in Dublin city centre - so what do independent coffee shops think?
We asked them.
# Starbucks
There are 21 Starbucks in Dublin city centre -- so what do independent coffee shops think?
We asked them.
# Energy Drinks
Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day
The amount of caffeine in various drinks — or even the same drink from a different chain — can vary dramatically.
# cyo ban
Siobhan is probably the Irish name Starbucks struggles with the most
It’s a hard knock life.
# Creative Quarter
City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin
The new Starbucks outlet has raised questions about the the over-saturation of big brands in the city.
# as if
A girl told Starbucks her name was Beyoncé, and they put her right back in her place
That’ll learn her.
# sound out
This Starbucks employee's act of kindness to a deaf customer is just the best
“She asked me “what you want drink?” in sign language.”
# Indonesia
Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks
At least two people were killed in the early morning blasts, the first mass attack in the Indonesian capital since the bombings of two hotels in 2009.
# dammit
Starbucks just can't stop butchering Irish names on their cups
Every damn time.
# Shame
Starbucks kept getting this woman's name wrong so she took a picture each time
And they’re so wrong.