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A graphic of a Starbucks venti to-go cup with latte foam art in the shape of the coronavirus.
Illustrations: Jenna Andersen

The Uncertain Future of Post-Pandemic Starbucks

In early 2007, the world seemed partly owned by Starbucks. It did not matter what country you were in, or what direction you walked — everywhere you were sooner or later bound to encounter one of the company’s outlets, habitués lined up, sometimes out the door, for some version of…



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Steve LeVine

Editor at Large, Medium, covering the turbulence all around us, electric vehicles, batteries, social trends. Writing The Mobilist. Ex-Axios, Quartz, WSJ, NYT.