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Tech, CX and leadership insights from NRF 2020: Day 2

Our key takeaways from Starbucks, Chloe, Zappos, Gap and more.

Starbucks and Alibaba team up in ‘Genie-us’ delivery service

Starbucks-themed smart speakers allow users to order coffee by voice.

Restaurant Brands posts lift in 2Q sales despite Starbucks exit

KFC drives Restaurant Brands’ strong Q2 result.

Starbucks buys stake in retail-technology startup Brightloom

Coffee giant looks to create digital end-to-end customer experience platform.

Starbucks China launches world-first Starbucks Now store

The store uses digital touch points to offer an express retail experience.

Starbucks China opens Signing Store in Guangdong

Global coffee chain opens its first Signing Store in China, staffed entirely by deaf or hearing-impaired people.

Starbucks opens 30,000th store

Coffee chain opens its 30,000th store in Shenzhen, China.

Starbucks opens largest coffee destination in Southeast Asia

Coffee retailer opens 1800sqm coffee sanctuary.

Starbucks commits to open 10,000 “greener” stores

Global coffee chain sets ambitious sustainability goal for 2025.

Nestlé seals deal with Starbucks to infiltrate supermarkets

Deal brings Starbucks products to grocery stores globally.

Starbucks to start offering coffee delivery with Alibaba

Sweeping new partnership will use on-demand delivery riders and virtual technology.

Starbucks to phase out plastic straws

Starbucks has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020.