BevNET Magazine
Innovation Jan-Feb 2008

Cover Story

Starbucks Shining Star

It’s midsummer at Starbucks Corporate Headquarters in Seattle, Wash., and despite the swaths of natural light flooding the inside and the warm August weather, a chilled Seattle vibe permeates the entire place. Café colors cover the walls – eggplant, terracotta, burnt orange, butter yellow, sage. The floors are laid with light, clean pine planking; the hallways are wide...



Revved Up

A much longer time ago than I can comfortably reveal, in a country far, far away, I saw Billy Joel in concert.