A battle years in the making has finally ended between Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) and Kraft Foods (UNKNOWN:KRFT.DL). An arbiter has ordered Starbucks to pay Kraft $2.8 billion -- the cost equivalent of 602 million gingerbread lattes -- after the former pulled out on a partnership to put Starbucks coffee on grocery shelves. In the lead story from Investor Beat, Motley Fool analysts David Meier and Matt Koppenheffer discuss if this is something for Starbucks -- and its shareholders -- to worry about.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 5:45PM
- Consumer Goods