Starbucks (SBUX +1.8%) says it will offer a 2-for-1 deal on K-Cup packs this weekend in another...

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

Starbucks (SBUX +1.8%) says it will offer a 2-for-1 deal on K-Cup packs this weekend in another indication that the company plans to see its Verismo machine and pods make K-cups obsolete in the future. The heat is now on Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR +5.4%) to make a strong play of its own to stop Verismo from building up too much momentum in front of the holiday season.