Starbucks buying full control of Japan unit for $914 mln

Starbucks Corp on Tuesday said it plans to buy the remaining 60.5 percent share of Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd that it does not already own in a two-step deal valued at about $913.5 million.

Facebook to shut down Gifts service in latest e-commerce shift

Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world`s largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website.

Starbucks to pay $2.76 billion in Kraft grocery rift

Starbucks Corp must pay Kraft Foods USD 2.76 billion after it ended the companies' grocery deal at least three years early, the coffee chain said on Tuesday.

Starbucks to open first outlet in India by October end

US coffee chain Starbucks will open its first outlet in India next month through partnership with Tata Global Beverages, and has appointed Avani Saglani Davda as CEO of their joint venture.