"We listened to our customers, ' said Roz Brewer, Starbucks" chief operating officer, according to CNN Business. She added that customers said they "loved the tradition of Christmas".
"We started this season by looking to the past", said Kristy Cameron from the Starbucks Creative Studio.
As I noted a year ago, the holiday cup, which asked people to draw, color and doodle on their own cups, reportedly ended the war on Christmas.
The four designs are of varying shades of red, green, and white, a clear attempt to head off any controversy similar to the red cup debacle of 2015, when the release of a simple, solid-red holiday cup led some to believe Starbucks was raging war on Christianity.
That's like an every-day Starbucks holiday happy hour, sort of.
Inspiration:Starbucks chose to embrace the holiday spirit this year, CNN reports. He exclaimed in the video, "Do you realize that Starbucks wanted to take Christ and Christmas off of their brand-new cups?"
Starbucks is also bringing back its famous (and occasionally controversial) holiday cups, and also introducing a new twist for 2018.
Brewer said employees asked customers for feedback in person and the company gathered data through its app. The Seattle-based coffee company is giving out free limited edition reusable red cups.
Treat-wise, Starbucks has launched a pair of new food items in the chocolate swirl brioche and the pistachio honey croissant.
J.R. Smith Reveals He Wants Trade From Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cavs acquired him in 2015 and he became a key piece in their teams that reached four straight NBA Finals from 2015-18. Other than that, I'm buying time, I guess". "I had a conversation with [Lue] about it, too", Smith told Cleveland.com .
Trump Tweets Trade Talks With Xi 'Moving Along Nicely'
China's Premier Li Keqiang, right, speaks next to Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander during a meeting with a group of U.S. Asian stocks rose sharply on Friday on hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China.
Maulana Samiul Haq - life in focus
He was killed by unidentified attackers in a house where he was staying, his son was quoted as saying by the report. He was also the head of Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Akora Khattak, Dawn reported.
Bus carrying Copts attacked in Minya, at least 7 killed
The attack took place very close to the spot where gunmen killed 28 Christians in a similar attack in May past year . Egypt's government imposed a countrywide three-month state of emergency after the April 2017 church bombings.
Bus crashes into river after passenger and driver fight
Wanzhou district police said a 48-year-old woman had asked the driver to pull over after she missed her stop, but he didn't. The second video shows the moment the bus swerved on the bridge, getting out of its lane and into oncoming traffic.
Stock markets rally after Trump and Xi talk trade
The Chinese president was also quoted as saying that he was willing to meet Trump in Argentina during the G-20 summit. The two leaders agreed to "strengthen economic exchanges", said spokesman, Lu Kang.