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"In a bid to reinvigorate lackluster sales, Starbucks will introduce an everyday brew called Pike Place Roast today, and for 30 minutes will hand out free 8-ounce samples. Free cups of the new coffee, which the company said has a smoother flavor and finish, will be available starting at noon (EDT) at all of Starbucks' 7,100 company-operated stores in the United States." [NY Post]