2006


Starbucks sued over "unchecked ambition"

The Seattle Times

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2003275648_starbucks26.html

Howard Shelanski, an antitrust expert and professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, said the suit would be a hard case to win.

"Starbucks will say, 'We don't even have a monopoly in the building where we're the only coffee shop, because we compete with coffee makers in offices and conference rooms upstairs,' " he said.

9/26/2006