I love air conditioning and Starbucks.
Before it became a ubiquitous part of urban life, Starbucks was, in most American cities, a radically new idea.
I think Starbucks created a platform and, ultimately, a runway for many other companies to emulate. I suspect if we had not achieved what we have, there would have been many regional brands that would have succeeded. But I'm not sure there would have been a national brand of the scope of Starbucks.
Our history is based on extending the brand to categories within the guardrails of Starbucks.
The Starbucks customer and the Teavana customer are two very different customers, two different need states that are highly complimentary.
Before Starbucks, there wasn't as much of a coffeehouse routine; we generally drank really cruddy diner coffee.
I could've just walked away but I never could have forgiven myself to allow Starbucks to drift into mediocrity or not be relevant. I just couldn't be a bystander.
Starbucks has changed the rules of engagement for the music industry.
Starbucks is committed to evolving and enhancing our customer experience with innovative and wholesome food offerings.
There's this myth that has been exacerbated by others that Starbucks means a $4 cup of coffee, which is not true.
In all honesty, Hilary Clinton can't fill a Starbucks even if they offered free ventis.
California, in a sense, is almost Starbucks' largest country, with almost 3,000 stores.
My favorite Starbucks is nice - Omaha Starbucks stores tend to be friendlier than big-city ones, and the baristas are especially lovely at mine - but it's still a Starbucks.
Starbucks is in my blood. It is such a part of me that letting it unravel simply was not an option.
The response to the Starbucks brand has been phenomenal in our international markets.
We need to reinvent food at Starbucks. Less could be more.
I'm used to very low-budget situations. In 'The Exploding Girl,' we were literally changing in Starbucks because we didn't have trailers.
I'm the only person who's uninspired by the Starbucks mocha peppermint whatever-it-is.