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Starbucks® X LINE FRIENDS merchandise collection Celebrates Earth Month

By Starbucks PH | April 22, 2022

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  • APRIL 11 - Starbucks and LINE FRIENDS, a global character brand loved by many, are joining together once again for a limited-edition merchandise collection to commemorate Earth Month across the Asia Pacific region.

    Spotlighting BROWN with planet earth enjoying a cup of Starbucks® coffee, the collection includes an assortment of lifestyle accessories and reusable drinkware.

    The drinkware is made in partnership with MiiR, a purpose-driven drinkware company dedicated to driving sustainable change.

    Customers can also join BROWN on a planet-positive journey by participating in four fun-filled social media challenges for a chance to win Starbucks® Rewards Stars, inspiring them to take small steps to do better for the planet we share.

    “Starbucks second merchandise collaboration with LINE FRIENDS represents our shared aspiration to create meaningful experiences in our communities,” said Erin Silvoy, vice president, Product and Marketing, Starbucks Asia Pacific. “The campaign captures both brands’ shared vision to harness scales for good for the betterment of people and the planet.”

    “Following the success of the first Starbucks® X LINE FRIENDS collaboration, we are excited to bring the BROWN limited edition this April in celebration of Earth Month in Asia Pacific,” said LINE FRIENDS. “We hope to inspire people to incorporate small acts of sustainability into their everyday through fun social media mini-games with our beloved BROWN.”

    The limited-edition merchandise collaboration will be available starting on April 22 at select Starbucks® stores across the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan while supplies last. 
     
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    About Starbucks 
    Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality arabica coffee. Today, with more than 32,000 stores around the globe, the Company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the experience, please visit us in our stores or online at stories.starbucks.com or www.starbucks.com. 
     
    About LINE FRIENDS 
    LINE FRIENDS is a global character brand that originally started from BROWN & FRIENDS, created for use as stickers for the leading mobile messenger app LINE and its 200 million active users worldwide. Taking a step further, the company has emerged as a global creative studio by offering diversified content based on its wide array of Intellectual Property (IP)s including 'BT21', characters created together with a global boy band BTS, ‘WDZY’ (ITZY), ‘TRUZ’ (TREASURE). LINE FRIENDS is also expanding its IP-based business by partnering with global media and game companies including Netflix (original animated series), SUPERCELL (Brawl Stars) and NEXON (KartRider), further diversifying its digital contents to become a leading global creative studio.  LINE FRIENDS has also collaborated with a number of renowned brands including Bang&Olufsen, Converse, LAMY, and Leica, all aligned with the company’s philosophy and value to release premium character products. LINE FRIENDS has operated more than 300 stores in a total of 15 markets in New York, LA, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai.  LINE FRIENDS continues to win the hearts of Millennials and Gen Z worldwide through interactive digital communication across multiple retail touchpoints including its online sales platforms. For more information, please visit www.LINEFRIENDS.com.