Starbucks will launch two new drink lines in an effort to boost its more nutritious food and beverage offerings. The new products include a smoothie-like beverage made of whey powder and fresh fruit, and a sweet, icy drink.
The gentrification of Manhattan's Lower East Side has paved the way for the opening of a number of upscale boutiques. Rent increases are rampant in the area, especially for larger, bordering retail spaces.
FutureBazaar.com, the main e-commerce channel for India's Pantaloon Retail, plans to relaunch on a new e-commerce platform later this year. The company is targeting customers in India as well as Indian consumers in the U.S.