Starbucks Opens Drive-Thru Made from Recycled Shipping Containers in Northglenn, CO - "it’s so small, there is no indoor seating this is pretty cool— it’s only intended for drive-thru and walk-up customers. The diminutive building is made from two shipping containers that are clad in local snow fencing, which conceals the modular structure and gives the shop a warm tone."
Starbucks opened a new themed store at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California-the first of four to be operated by the famous coffee company on Disney properties across the United States. The LEED-certified store features furniture made from reclaimed wood, a green wall with more than 1,000 native plants and a 10-foot video installation specifically designed for the store.
10.6.13 - From Concept to Scale: Starbucks Opening Innovative New Drive Thru Stores - The new LEED certified store on Great Neck and VB Blvd. in Virginia Beach is made from used shipping containers and arrived here prefabricated saving even more in building materials (although the containers could have been locally sourced). I'm not sure if it is the reclaimed (?) wood cladding or modular shape that has locals complaining about the store's new design (article in today's Virginian Pilot).
Starbucks Opens Its First Tea Bar As CEO Schultz Bets On $90 Billion Market You heard it here first: the billionaire founder of Starbucks is watching his caffeine intake. Howard Schultz, CEO of the coffee chain, won’t drink coffee after 5pm. http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2013/10/23/starbucks-opens-its-first-tea-bar-as-ceo-schultz-bets-on-90-billion-market/
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