Starbucks ( SBUX) is trending as the coffee chain will make its first move outside of the business it is best known for today and open its new Evolution Fresh juice bar chain. Starbucks is opening its first Evolution Fresh juice bar in Bellevue, Wash., on Monday. It will sell fresh and bottled fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies and food that includes vegan and vegetarian options. Starbucks purchased Evolution Fresh in November for $30 million in cash. Since purchasing the company, Starbucks has expanded its distribution of its bottled juices to include retailers like Whole Foods, grocery stores and its own locations.
TNT is another popular search as United Parcel Service ( UPS) agreed to buy the shipping rival in a $6.8 billion deal. UPS said the merger will expand its global reach in Europe, Asia and Latin America. It expects to grow its revenue from outside the U.S. to 36% from 26% after the takeover. UPS will pay about $12.50 in cash per share for TNT, a 50% increase from original negotiations in February. The companies expect the new, combined company will have $60 billion in annual revenue.
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