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Starbucks experiments with $1 coffee

January 23, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Good news for Starbucks fiends. The coffee giant known for its $4 lattes is testing the idea of serving a $1 cup of Joe.So far, the $1 short brew is only being offered in Seattle, where Starbucks is based. The $1 cup of coffee is eight ounces with free refills.

The move may be in response to increased competition from McDonalds, which recently announced plans to serve espresso-based coffee drinks.