Starbucks Coffee Delivery Service? Yes, Please.

Starbucks announced Thursday it's planning a new online and mobile service that will deliver coffee to your home or office in select locations.
Posted at 11:30 PM, Oct 30, 2014

This is it! Bigger than King James returning home to Cleveland!

Bigger than the demand to see the final "Hunger Games" movie! (Video via Lionsgate / 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1')

Even bigger than Malala Yousafzai becoming the world's youngest Nobel prize recipient. Ok — that last one's a stretch.

Gone are the days of standing in line for one, maybe two, possibly three whole minutes to grab your morning cup of Joe! (Video via YouTube / Billy Boulia)

Starbucks announced Thursday it's planning a new online and mobile service that will deliver — yes, deliver — coffee, drinks and snacks of your desire right to your home or office in select locations.

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz told investors on a conference call, "Imagine the ability to create a standing order of Starbucks delivered hot to your desk daily. That’s our version of e-commerce on steroids."

All kidding aside, it does seem like the next logical leap for the global coffee-chain. 

Though GeekWire points out they're actually a little late to the game in what appears to be a growing market.

Other online food and beverage delivery services like Postmates, grubHub and Caviar have already hit the market. 

Starbucks has one obvious leg-up on the competition, though — it has actual stores you can visit. And, well, come on, it's Starbucks.

The new venture also comes at a good time for the Seattle-based coffee chain. 

Stocks dipped a bit after announcing it fell short of fourth-quarter earnings, though the company's revenue actually jumped 10 percent — which shows you the kind of expectations the company has to live up to.

Also, the branches are growing. According to Forbes, the company "opened 500 net new stores across the globe in the fourth quarter, bringing its total to 21,366 stores in 65 countries."

CNBC says the new online and mobile delivery service will start in Portland, Oregon next month and will spread to other locations throughout the country next year.

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