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Wrestling with Starbucks : conscience, capital, cappuccino

Author: Kim Fellner
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©2008.
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You can find a Starbucks coffeehouse almost anywhere, from Paris, France to Paducah, Kentucky, from the crowded streets of Thailand to shopping malls in Qatar. With nearly 200 of them in New York City alone, this coffee retail giant with humble beginnings has become an actor and icon in the global economy. As we sip our cappuccinos, frappuccinos, and our double half-caf venti low-fat mochaccinos, many of us wonder  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wrestling with Starbucks: conscience, capital, cappuccino.
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007039075
(OCoLC)173502705
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Fellner
ISBN: 9780813545066 0813545064 1281776378 9781281776372
OCLC Number: 271432549
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 283 pages)
Contents: The empire strikes gold --
Running the 10-K --
Banking on the bean --
Go sell it on the mountain --
Moving up on Eighth Street --
The cross-dressing of coffee-counter culture --
When worker met partner --
At the global crossroads --
The view from headquarters --
Capitalism is like fire --
Goodness as battleground --
Bread, roses, coffee.
Responsibility: Kim Fellner.

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