brands under fire

Starbucks Braces for Valentine's Day Shots at Brand

Posted by Abe Sauer on January 30, 2012 03:01 PM

Starbucks is increasingly positioning its brand as "libertarian." It sells beer and wine now. It allows the open carry of guns by customers. And it publicly supports gay marriage.

Now, two U.S. consumer groups are picking Valentine's Day to protest the coffee giant over one of those policies. (Hint: It's not the obvious one!)Continue reading...

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