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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Starbucks buys Clover

That's the maker of those nifty coffee machines we spotlit here. The acquisition is one of several moves that Starbucks is suddenly wheeling out to try to keep people buying $4 coffees at the same time that they're trying to handle buying $4 gallons of gas. Good luck, Howard.

UPDATE, 3/21, 1:56 a.m.: Meanwhile, in a court down in California, the company takes a major dinger in the head over its practice of grabbing baristas' tips and paying supervisors with them.

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