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[InvestorPlace] That would be a nice way to boost morale, considering that Starbucks returned to power thanks in part to cost cutting, the layoff of 12,000 workers and various store closures. Starbucks sales have been steadily on the rise across 2010, with revenue predicted to be up about 5% this fiscal year over 2009, and then an additional 7% sales growth in fiscal 2011.
[LOITERINGCROWDS.COM] Be All That you Can Be: the Company Persona and Language Alignment ...: McDonalds in the 1970s and Starbucks over the past decade became an integral part of the American culture as much for the lifestyle they reflected as the food and beverages they offered, but the in-store lexicon helped by setting them apart from their competition. (Did any customers ever call the person who served them a cup of coffee a “barista” before Starbucks made the term popular?) Language is never the sole determinant in creating a company persona, but youll find words that work associated with all companies that have one.
[National News] Jobless relieved life raft still afloat after President Obama ...: President Barack Obama extended unemployment benefits for Smith and millions of other Americans when he signed tax-cut legislation Friday. For unemployed people who spoke to The Associated Press across the country, the extension is a relief, but a shadow of the relief a new job would provide.
[Starbucks Gossip] Starbucks Gossip: Will Starbucks buy Peet's? Let's talk about it ...: Peets is a successful, medium sized company that has become successful by doing the kinds of things that Starbucks ONCE did--serving a GREAT product in a WELCOMING environment with CONSISTENTLY capable baristas. Starbucks is simply far too hit or miss these days to justify taking a chance with my hard earned dollars.
[Trust Matters] Trusted Advisor 62 Sales Tips for a Recession - Based on Trust ...: also share horror stories about how each organization treats salespeople from other companies (including how theirs treat you). You will gain perspective and insight about your customer’s company, and they may even put in a good word for you with their company’s buyers.
[KIVI - National News] Benefits: Jobless relieved life raft still afloat - KIVITV.COM ...: "It really gets me when they say 'you lazy people,'" says Christenson, who lives on $1,720 a month in unemployment insurance benefits and what's left of her dwindling 401K. "They have no idea how depressing that is when you have been beating your head against the wall, trying to find work.
[iarticle.org] Be All That You Can Be: The Company Persona and Language Alignment ...: Jerry’s attracts customers in part because of the funky names they gave to the conventional (and unconventional) flavors they offer, but the positive relationship between corporate management and their employees also plays a role, even after Ben and Jerry sold the company. McDonald’s in the 1970s and Starbucks over the past decade became an integral part of the American culture as much for the lifestyle they reflected as the food and beverages they offered, but the in-store lexicon helped by setting them apart from their competition.
[the Internal Comms Hub] Starbucks to lay off 12000 workers: On July 30, Starbucks is due to release its third quarter fiscal 2008 earnings followed by a conference call and webcast, at which time the company will provide additional comments and again address the impact of the store closures.
[City Weekly - Blogs] Gavin's Underground Blog: The Green Ant: It wasn't until I saw the first twodrop ceilings on the floor in a pile of ruble at my feet that I knewI was committed to Broadway!
[Starbucks Gossip] Starbucks Gossip: OPEN THREAD conversation-starter: Someone's been ...: The other guy threatened the partners in my store with physical harm so I informed him that as long as I am at that location he will NOT be able to come back. He tried to come in and apologize to me and I told him that threatening bodily harm to my partners is inexcusable and he is NEVER allowed back.
[PSFK » Fashion] PSFK » Blog Archive » 14 Ways Starbucks Has Tried to Revitalize ...: Grumpy in Chelsea, which uses an $11,000 Clover coffeemaker, got a coffee and declared it the “best cup of brewed coffee I have ever tasted.” So good, in fact, that he discreetly bought the Clover-making company, the Coffee Equipment Company, and began installing Clovers at stores in Seattle and Boston in summer 07. Clover-made coffee sold for as much as $3.05, which is about a dollar more than Starbucks regular brew.
[Starbucks Gossip] Starbucks Gossip: What are you hearing about Wednesday's layoffs?: Not sure if anybody caught this story. Could this be the secret program known as "Space Needle"
[Fast Food Maven] Update: Starbucks wine and beer program reviewed - Fast Food Maven ...: “As a beer drinker, I was sorely disappointed (I know, shocking). While wine drinkers might be happy with the eight wine choices, beer drinkers will be left holding their $%&@ in their hand. There are no beers on draft and instead we have three choices in bottles: Peroni Nastro Assuro, Deschutes Mirror Pond & Pyramid Haywire Hefeweizen.
[West Seattle Blog...] West Seattle Blog”¦ » 2 reports put Jefferson Square Starbucks on ...: Starbucks plans to communicate the status of each store to its partners (employees) by mid-July, with notification to the first 50 stores scheduled to close by July occurring immediately. Concurrently, approximately 6,600 remaining U.S. company-operated stores will be
Posted at December 21, 2010 09:04 AM
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