Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Brace yourself, as another massive Starbucks is opening in NYC: "A new retail lease [at the Empire State Building] will bring the Empire State the city's largest Starbucks—a 3-level, 8,400 square-foot jumbo on the 34th Street side." [NY Post]