Posts Tagged ‘Starbucks’

  • Human capital helps GDP Grow

    The Supreme Court, Starbucks and Human Capital

    Oct 12, 12 • 451 Views • No Comments

    Saying affirmative action was the reason she was rejected from the University of Texas, Abigail Fisher sued. The University responded that it was okay for race to be a part of their admissions process. And Starbucks, Wal-Mart and 55 other prominent US......  [read more]

  • Chinese Consumers and Fresh Apples

    Coach and the Chinese Consumer

    Aug 1, 12 • 824 Views • No Comments

    Reporting their 4th quarter earnings yesterday, Coach, the handbag and accessories retailer, disappointed investors when they said that US department store and factory outlet sales had slowed. They did report, though, that sales of their handbags and......  [read more]

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    Airline Mergers and Coffee

    Feb 23, 12 • 513 Views • No Comments

    What to do when one airline uses a potent Starbucks bean, the other a weak Fresh Brew blend and they merge? After 14 months, Continental and United finally decided. Described in Bloomberg Businessweek, our story starts with a 14 member beverage committee and......  [read more]

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    An Annoying Penny

    Jan 16, 12 • 904 Views • 2 Comments

    While few seem to like the penny in the money supply any want to keep it......  [read more]

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    Coupon Economics

    Apr 16, 11 • 620 Views • No Comments

    When Starbucks raised its prices during the beginning of 2010, it lowered the price of a tall regular to $1.70. But, if you wanted a splash of foam, a shot of espresso, or a touch of flavor, the addition could be expensive. For a triple grande soy vanilla......  [read more]