Tag : Starbucks

The ‘Latte Levy’: A Small Price to Pay to Save our Planet

7 months ago / 0 comments

A charge, nicknamed the ‘latte levy’, is being trialled by Starbucks, that will see customers charged 5p for the use of a disposable takeaway cup. The charge is part of a plan to reduce the number of disposable takeaway cups that we use, currently estimated at 2.6 billion per year. … Read More

World’s biggest Starbucks Opened in China

11 months ago / 0 comments

Starbucks opened a 30,000 square foot store in Shanghai on 5th December (3% the size of Trinity Shopping Centre). The 30,000 square foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai is the coffee chain’s first Reserve Roastery outside the U.S. It’s twice the size of Starbucks’ flagship store in Seattle, where the … Read More

Build bridges not walls

2 years ago / 0 comments

Since Trump came into power it seems like it’s been one breaking news story after another! But this week has seen a huge surge in media attention and controversy after Trump set a 120-day travel ban on refugees and a 90-day travel ban on ‘most’ citizens from seven countries. The … Read More

Is this the beginning of an easyCoffee revolution?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Many of you will have experienced the joys of the no-frills, low-cost airline, easyJet. Established in 1995, the publicly listed company traded its way successfully to the FTSE 100 Index and still operates globally today in more than 30 countries. The company’s founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Loannou, was knighted in 2006 … Read More

Why does Britain favour Costa when the world favours Starbucks?

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : Worldvs.com) Together, Costa and Starbucks account for 72 percent of spending in Britain’s branded coffee-shops and with 1.7bn cups of coffee sold each year in the UK, it’s no surprise that Costa and Starbucks fight for bragging rights. Whilst Costa may be ‘The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop’, … Read More

News | Caffe Nero wins Library cafe bid

5 years ago / 0 comments

Caffe Nero have won a bidding race to secure a shop in the new university library. Scheduled to be completed in early 2015, the library space was reported to have had bids for its new outlet from organisations including Starbucks and Leeds RAG. The coffee chain told LS: “We are … Read More

BAE banned by twenty vote majority

6 years ago / 0 comments

A motion to ban controversial manufacturer BAE Systems from campus has been passed, following a narrow referendum vote announced on Friday. The motion demands that the company is forbidden from attending careers fairs on campus, and from providing any future funding to University research projects. The motion – passed with … Read More