Grab a drink: Starbucks gives away reusable red cups


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"We listened to our customers, ' said Roz Brewer, Starbucks" chief operating officer, according to CNN Business.

Last year's cups drew the ire of some Grinches who were upset that the cups allowed people to fill in their own holiday color schemes.

We'll start with that reusable cup initiative, which is the main reason why we're putting out this story that has a holiday flair out before Remembrance Day, something we typically try to avoid.

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Hop on over to Starbucks on November 2nd for a holiday drink!

The holiday drinks will be served in newly-designed seasonal cups, which may once again as in recent years make you feel either not enough or too Christmassy, so adjust your ire level accordingly when you catch sight of the red and green designs culled from Starbucks Christmas blend coffee packaging.

'We learn from everything we do in our stores, ' Brewer said.

So Christmas it is: The first design is green argyle with stars like that atop the Siren's crown in the company logo. The stores are decked with festive decor, baristas are in their red aprons, and the holiday flavors are back and being served in this year's holiday cups.

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Eggnog Lattes, Gingerbread Lattes, Caramel Brûlé Lattes, Chestnut Praline Lattes and Peppermint Mochas are all back on the menu in 24 hours.

'Our customers have told us that the return of Starbucks holiday cups and beverages are a signal the season is upon us.

Treat-wise, Starbucks has launched a pair of new food items in the chocolate swirl brioche and the pistachio honey croissant. For those who prefer the red cup, Starbucks has a reusable version that saves the planet and spreads a little Christmas cheer all year round.

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