Howard Schultz

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
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January 27, 2019 - 9:03 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — For a businessman who grew a small coffee roaster into an inescapable global chain, who ensured that even his part-time workers had benefits and who has given about $150,000 to Democratic campaigns, former Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz is generating tepid — or even hostile —...
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Howard Schultz
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January 21, 2019 - 10:05 am
By Eli Watkins, Maeve Reston, Cristina Alesci and Poppy Harlow (CNN) — Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, is exploring running for president as an independent candidate, two people familiar with his thinking told CNN. A person close to Schultz's advisers said they "are exploring a...
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Starbucks Corp. says Howard Schultz is stepping down executive chairman later this month.
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June 04, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks Corp.'s Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman of the coffee company he helped transform into a global brand, and says public service may be in his future. Schultz, 64, says he is considering a range of options. He had endorsed Democratic presidential...
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A woman peers into a closed Starbucks Coffee shop.
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May 29, 2018 - 9:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, mocked three years ago for suggesting employees discuss racial issues with customers, asked workers Tuesday to talk about race with each other. It was part of the coffee chain's anti-bias training, created after the arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks six...
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Starbucks at 18th and Spruce streets in Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
May 29, 2018 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starbucks is closing 8,000 stores for a few hours on Tuesday afternoon so 175,000 employees can go through anti-bias training in response to the arrest of two black men at a Rittenhouse Square store last month. The Starbucks, at 18th and Spruce streets in Philadelphia...
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Starbucks bias training
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May 29, 2018 - 7:59 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Starbucks will close about 8,000 company-owned locations on Tuesday afternoon to offer 175,000 employees a mandatory anti-bias training. Most of the 7,000 licensed stores, including those operated by hotels, grocery stores and airports, should be open...
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Starbucks Protest
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Mike Dougherty
May 11, 2018 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After taking full responsibility for the public relations nightmare in Center City Philadelphia that sparked national outrage, Starbucks executives are making some big policy changes as the company tries to bounce back. Chairman Howard Schultz says the incident in...
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