Starbucks http://kunc.org en Starbucks Order Gives Ohio Mug Maker A Jolt http://kunc.org/post/starbucks-order-gives-ohio-mug-maker-jolt For decades, when you slid into a booth at a diner or a local coffee shop, the waitress probably arrived with a standard-issue, off-white mug. More than likely that mug came from the Ohio River town of East Liverpool, which calls itself "The Pottery Capital of the Nation."<p>A lot of that city's pottery business is long gone. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:32:00 +0000 28725 at http://kunc.org Starbucks Order Gives Ohio Mug Maker A Jolt To Grow Business, Starbucks Thinks Outside The Cup http://kunc.org/post/grow-business-starbucks-thinks-outside-cup Just four years ago, Starbucks seemed to be losing its mojo. Howard Schultz, the man who made Starbucks a household name, returned to the company as CEO. He closed hundreds of stores, streamlined operations and set the company on a path to record revenues and strong profits.<p>Starbucks serves 60 million beverages a week, which adds up to big profits. The company reports its earnings Thursday. In a bid to further expand its consumer base, Starbucks has a new roast and plans to produce more retail products to sell outside of its coffeehouses.<p><strong>The Lighter Side Of Starbucks Thu, 26 Jan 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Wendy Kaufman 21414 at http://kunc.org To Grow Business, Starbucks Thinks Outside The Cup