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Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte news is great for home coffee drinkers

According to the calendar, we’re still weeks away from the start of autumn. According to Starbucks, it’s already in full swing: Although Pumpkin Spice Lattes typically don’t grace Starbucks’ menus until the first week of September, bottled Pumpkin Spice Lattes are now available in stores—for the first time ever.


The retail expansion is great news for PSL-craving moms who don’t have time for a leisurely Starbucks stop. They’re also a bit kinder on our wallets, with each 14-oz. bottle costing $2.79. And, as the mornings get chillier, Starbucks’ new pumpkin spice-flavored ground coffee may be an even better option. Competitively priced varieties include bags of grounds, K-Cups and Via packs.

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For those of us who want the full Starbucks experience of drinking from one of their cups, now may be the best time to get a new tumbler: The company recently announced the closure of the online Starbucks shop as executives shift their focus.

"We're continuing to invest in amplifying Starbucks as a must-visit destination and are looking across our portfolio to make disciplined, thoughtful decisions,” Starbucks spokesperson Maggie Jantzen told Business Insider, explaining the move to shutter the online Starbucks store represents their aim to “simplify our current efforts.”

It’s clear Starbucks quest for brand expansion is far from over, but the online store will be done on October 1, so ‘bucks lovers should stock up before then. The coffee itself isn’t on sale (yet), but pretty vessels for making and drinking it are.

This gorgeous copper stainless and walnut French press is already half off, at just $24.98 and can brew up 8 cups of ground Pumpkin Spice beans (or Pike Place, if you need a pumpkin break).

Or complement your home-brewed PSL with this orange stainless steel clip tumbler. It’s already 50 percent off at $9.99.

It’s sad to see summer go, but all this news about Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Starbucks deals is sure helping with the transition. ?

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