Hire! Philly job fair
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 04, 2018 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a controversial and viral arrest at a Center City Starbucks in April, the coffee chain is looking to better connect with Philadelphians and help in their own employment opportunities. Starbucks cosponsored the Hire! Philly job fair Thursday at the Pennsylvania...
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Lincoln Square celebrated its opening at Broad and Washington streets in South Philadelphia with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 12, 2018 - 5:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new residential and business complex celebrated its opening at Broad and Washington streets in South Philadelphia with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. The leasing office for the more than 300 apartment units at Lincoln Square is finally open. Target, PetSmart,...
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September 06, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) -- Thirty-five years after a trip to Milan inspired American entrepreneur Howard Schultz to transform Starbucks, the coffee chain has finally arrived in Italy. Starbucks will open its first store in the country on Friday, cutting the ribbon on a massive "Reserve...
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Starbucks will start paying employees to volunteer 20 hours a week.
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August 23, 2018 - 1:46 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Starbucks is paying employees to give back. The company announced on Thursday that it is testing a program that will allow some employees to spend half of their workweek at a local nonprofit. With the help of Points of Light, a nonprofit volunteering group...
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Left: Cheyney University President Aaron A. Walton
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Justin Udo
July 31, 2018 - 6:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From money woes and accreditation issues to plummeting enrollment, Cheyney University has a well documented history of administrative problems. University president Aaron A. Walton, who started his term last year, says they are looking to change the school’s course...
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July 22, 2018 - 9:29 am
Plus Ultra By Parija Kavilanz (CNN Money) — People are turning against plastic straws. Christina Ramirez wants them to think about another piece of plastic they use every day — the toothbrush. The movement to ban plastic straws is being backed by big businesses like Starbucks and McDonald's. "I've...
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This March 24, 2018, file photo shows a sign in a Starbucks in downtown Pittsburgh.
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July 09, 2018 - 9:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans. The company becomes the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls to cut waste globally grow louder. Plastic straws have become a flashpoint. A...
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The sign on the restroom door in Parliament Coffee says it is for guests only.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 12, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Anyone can now walk into a Starbucks and use the bathroom, but what about other coffee shops or food spots in Center City? The sign on the restroom door in Parliament Coffee says it is for guests only. But an employee explained that they consider anyone who walks in...
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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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