Coinstar http://www.kplu.org en Redbox took out Blockbuster, will its $1 coffee take out Starbucks? http://www.kplu.org/post/redbox-took-out-blockbuster-will-its-1-coffee-take-out-starbucks <p>Perhaps Starbucks has gotten so good at making coffee without people that it sees brick-and-mortar coffee shops as a thing of the past - much how <a href="http://www.redbox.com/">Redbox&rsquo;s automated DVD dispensing</a> helped usher in the demise of the video store.</p><p>Or, perhaps the deal it has struck with Bellevue-based Coinstar (which owns Redbox) to dispense Starbucks&#39; Seattle&rsquo;s Best brand coffee for a buck at every convenience store and street corner across the nation is just a way to make a &hellip; buck.</p><p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 21:11:02 +0000 Jake Ellison & Amelia Greim 4211 at http://www.kplu.org Redbox took out Blockbuster, will its $1 coffee take out Starbucks?