SEATTLE Even as Starbucks continues to close underperfoming stores, the coffeehouse giant is planning the growth of a prototype that is green and local. The 16,000-unit chain on Thursday announced a new global store design strategy that will emphasize the use of local craftsmen and reused and recycled materials. In addition, Starbucks plans to achieve LEED certification — a designation recognizing environmentally friendly building and design — for all new company-operated stores, beginning ...
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to the NRN Digital and Print access package, for only a small additional amount, you can get NRN All Access, which includes premium reports such as the annual NRN Top 200 data. Either way, we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!