Starbucks' decision to allow guns into stores in states where open carry is legal has spawned boycotts and "buycotts."
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And with coffee futures down 30% this year, the company is doing you even less of a favor.
Some districts have considered selling ads on lockers, too.
The issue boils down to simple economics at the most basic level: the price of coffee rose 69% over the past year from $1,740 to $2,904 per ton, while peas are going for just $390 a ton.
"We'll keep going 'til a customer actually has a heart attack in the store..."
While people complain that Starbucks seems to be taking over the world, Tata actually already has.
Coffee roasters "in denial of the realities of lack of supply" one expert says.