Articles by Michelle FlorCruz

Michelle FlorCruz joined IBTimes in October of 2012 and has special interest in stories relating to business and culture in China and other areas of Asia.

FlorCruz is a native of the Philippines but spent most of her life in Beijing, China, where she graduated from high school. She later received a BA in Communications and Media Studies from Fordham University in New York.

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Starbucks Plans To Close 150 US Cafes

The world's largest coffee chain is facing competition both from upscale coffee houses and lower-priced fast-food chains like McDonald's Corp and Dunkin' Donuts.