Starbucks to offer free coffee to frontline workers throughout December

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Starbucks Corp. will be giving away a tall brewed coffee, hot or iced, to frontline workers through the month of December, the company announced early Tuesday. The offer is good throughout U.S. company-owned and select licensed stores. Nurses, pharmacists, firefighters, police officers and dentists are among those eligible. The coffee chain also announced the return of Irish Cream Cold Brew, made with Irish Cream syrup and vanilla sweet cream cold foam. Starbucks stock has gained 11.5% for the year to date while the benchmark S&P 500 index is up 12.1% for the period.
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