The fast-casual restaurant industry's abuzz, thanks to an announcement today that Starbucks is acquiring San Francisco pastry chain La Boulange and has plans to turn it into a national chain. With its hands in a number of retail segments, this news just takes Starbucks one step closer to world domination. Curious about the chain's other successful and not-so-successful pursuits? Keep reading to see what it's taken a stab at throughout the years.
Jun 5 2012 - 9:43am