Starbucks is on a roll. The company, which has over 21,000 stores in 65 different countries, reported record net revenue of $16.4 billion for fiscal year 2014 (an increase of 11% from the previous year). The company that provides you with delicious (if pricey) coffee, as well as free Wi-Fi, is trying to provide you with something else -- a personal relationship. So far, the company seems to be succeeding.
Jun 23, 2009
Newser, a news aggregation site, has raised $2.5 million in its first official round of funding. The new investment is from HighBeam Research and Hoover’s. Newser now has about 2 million visitors a month.