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Starbucks prices hike

Starbucks prices are rising

Starbucks is hiking up their prices. Despite many consumers already feeling like the coffee-giant's

prices are way too high, the cost of a cup of coffee is going up.

On Friday, Starbucks announced that starting Tuesday many of their drink prices are increasing five to twenty cents, and bags of coffee will retail in supermarkets for a dollar more than their current price.

Starbucks Announces Price Hike

The prices will depend on the region, but we're likely to see Tall and Venti sized lattes go up between 15 to 20 cents, Grande and Venti coffees to go up 10 to 15 cents, but no increase on Grande lattes, Tall coffees, or their popular Frappacinos.

While the exact reasoning behind the price hike wasn't mentioned, a Starbucks spokesperson said, "There are many factors that contribute to our pricing decisions, including competitive dynamics and our overall cost structure."

This price increase comes just two months after Dunkin Donuts and Folgers raised the own coffee prices.

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plewdawg June 22 2014 at 7:13 AM

Starbucks...it has been fun but when you dictate and then ask me for more money?.....You're a liberal gold digger with no future.

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ladynytemyste plewdawg June 22 2014 at 7:24 PM

Conservatives are gold diggers too.

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bochemilner June 22 2014 at 8:40 AM

People who buy their coffee are suckers.

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pdbliz bochemilner June 22 2014 at 9:27 AM

same as Red Lobsters,,,Olive Garden,,,,,,HIGH PRICE ,,,FROZEN FOODS.

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arnoldhoneybrown June 22 2014 at 8:30 AM

I sold my shares a month ago . I knew the CEO was a big donor to Obama . Turns out he was one of those CEO's on those secret meetings with Obama around same time . Afterwards he comes out in favor to high wages an starts raising prices across the board an again on certain drinks .
So he is for higher wages as long as WE Pay for it . Nope not me , thru with them now as customer also !

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Fred arnoldhoneybrown June 22 2014 at 12:48 PM

Donor to the o,,,didn't know that.

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ladynytemyste arnoldhoneybrown June 22 2014 at 7:25 PM

Their coffee is no higher than any other coffee store. But go on back to McDonalds.

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dbkeybrd June 22 2014 at 9:01 AM

Bye bye Starbucks. You were already to expensive. Will make my own drink with some other brand of coffee and flavorings. Greed...what a shame.

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coopdabomb June 22 2014 at 11:59 AM

Who did you think was going to pay for the new on line college education for their employees, them?

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Bob coopdabomb June 22 2014 at 10:34 PM

I knew it. Initially sounded like Starbucks was doing a good deed be paying for college. But all that was a scam. Customers are really flipping the bill. What a lot of BS.

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pdbliz June 22 2014 at 10:02 AM

then pay,,,$6.35 a cup.!!!!


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topspin360 pdbliz June 22 2014 at 6:26 PM

I make my own, cost me 20 cents for a twelve ounce cup and it's always good, Starbucks has always been hit or miss to me.

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pdbliz June 22 2014 at 8:26 AM

I like to walk by Starbucks and look at the young people who have no clue what day it is and really do not care!!!
Sorry,,but,,they are the next generation,,,HOW SAD,!!!!

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Michael June 22 2014 at 9:06 AM

The world will survive the ordeal. There's better coffee out there and its not burnt.

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compuboy June 22 2014 at 7:53 AM

The last time I had been Starbucks was 10 years ago :)

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Fred compuboy June 22 2014 at 12:49 PM

Me too.

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andrewroederer compuboy June 22 2014 at 2:58 PM

The last time a went to Starbucks was never.

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Louisdd79 andrewroederer June 22 2014 at 3:26 PM

harriet brody

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pdbliz June 22 2014 at 8:23 AM

Coffee is coffee,,, Call it a fancy name, ,add some sweet smelling junk to it,,,raise the price.......
Only the back pack people will still go,,,, the texting young will go...
No thanks,,never had a Starbucks,,,,I put the difference of money in my pocket.!!!

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