Select Atlanta-area Starbucks (SBUX -1.4%) locations join stores in Chicago and the Pacific...

|About: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)|By:, SA News Editor

Select Atlanta-area Starbucks (SBUX -1.4%) locations join stores in Chicago and the Pacific Northwest in offering beer and wine to customers. By all appearances, the Starbucks alcohol initiative seems to be advancing beyond "pilot program" status to a broader plan to boost profits.