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Topic: Starbucks

As the McDonald’s vs. Taco Bell Breakfast War Rages On, More Brands Join the Fight

Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks and Carl's Jr. work on innovations of their own

Free breakfast. It's the latest marketing strategy two fast-food giants are wielding in what has been dubbed "the breakfast war." The stakes are high—fast-food breakfast sales last year rang up $34.5…

Which Big Brands Have the Most Twitter Followers in Common?

Only 1% of users follow 4 or more companies, so crossover is rare

Which marketers tend to attract the same Twitter followers? To find out, Simply Measured recently analyzed the 100,000 newest followers of the social network's 10 most-followed global brands. Here is a…

The Internet Is United in Despising Starbucks' 'Race Together' Cup Campaign

It got people talking, but not positively

Starbucks is encouraging its baristas to write the words "Race Together" on cups to get customers talking about racial issues. The idea started internally when about 2,000 Starbuckians attended a…

HelloWorld CEO on Mobile’s Role in Loyalty Programs

How it builds consumer affinity for brands like Coke, Xbox

Specs Who Peter DeNunzio New gig CEO of HelloWorld Old gig General manager of cross-channel marketing group at Experian Marketing Services Age 56 You joined HelloWorld last fall from Experian. What's your mandate at the…

Big Brands' Dedication to Instagram Video Pays Off With Follower Lifts

Nike and Victoria's Secret are killing it

The following marketers regularly make our weekly Adweek/Shareablee chart for the best branded Instagram videos: Starbucks, Victoria's Secret, Nike, GoPro and the National Basketball Association. Those names also appear in…

Can You Identify All These Famous Logos Redesigned by an Artist Into Chinese?

Project shows how secondary words can be

Turkish artist Mehmet Gozetlik has created a fascinating study in iconography with his latest work, titled "Chinatown," where he deconstructs popular Western-based logos and reinterprets them in Chinese. The resulting work…

Need a Valentine's Day Date? Match and Starbucks Have Plans for You

App plays cupid at the coffee shop

Ah, Valentine's Day. The holiday conjures images of Paris, romantic candlelit dinners and…Starbucks? This year, dating site Match and Starbucks are making it easier for singles to couple up at…

Here's the Simple, Powerful Starbucks Ad You Probably Missed on MLK Day

Changing your perspective

Amid all the dubious tweets and outright fails from advertisers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past Monday, here's a little gem from Starbucks that flew under the radar. "It's…

Starbucks' Stop-Motion Clip on Instagram Strikes a Creative Chord

Coffee brand wins again with social

In terms of creativity, this week's Adweek/Shareablee weekly branded Instagram video chart has a strong showing. Leading the way is Starbucks, which regrammed a stop-motion clip made by artist Rachel Ryle…

Now That Cuba Is Fair Game, People Really Don't Want McDonald's and Starbucks to Ruin It

Tweets lament 'Americanization' after nations reconcile

President Barack Obama today announced the United States has restored relations with Cuba, a major policy change after 50 years of immering hostility. Somewhat ironically, many Americans met news of this…

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