While Starbucks might seem like a staple in U.S., the Seattle-based coffee chain is about to become even more popular abroad, as the company just announced it plans to nearly double the number of stores in China over the next five years. Fox News Full coverage
On March 21, actor and activist Adrian Grenier asked Starbucks shareholders to vote for a proposal to phase out the use of these straws and make the company’s other packaging more easily recyclable. Investors representing 29 percent of Starbucks’ shares did just that. Facing such vocal advocacy, Starbucks is making some moves in this more sustainable direction. Even before the vote, the company announced a plan to invest $10 million in developing greener to-go cups.
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