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Starbucks Announces Price Hike

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is raising prices on some of its drinks by 5 cents to 20 cents starting next week, and customers can also soon expect to p...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: Obamacare Is 'A Net Positive'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

Despite its disastrous rollout, Obamacare has been a good thing overall, according to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. “I think it’s a net positi...

Starbucks Announces Plan Help Cover Tuition Costs For Workers

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.16.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a st...

Starbucks CEO To Donate $30 Million To Support PTSD Research For Veterans

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.21.2014 | Impact

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is making a large donation to help U.S. veterans. Schultz spoke to CBS Evening News on Wednesday and announced his pla...

Oprah's Big News: Teavana Oprah Chai!

OWN | Posted 03.20.2014 | OWN

Oprah shared a big announcement at the Starbucks shareholders' meeting on Wednesday: She has collaborated with Starbucks and the tea experts at Teavan...

Corporate America Surrenders to Russia's Anti-Gay Legislation

Adam Hanft | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics
Adam Hanft

America has evolved its position on gay rights -- and gay marriage -- so that companies like Goldman Sachs and Starbucks can benefit from what is essentially faux courage. But when real courage is required, they fall silent.

Oprah's Guests On What The World Needs Now

OWN | Posted 12.20.2013 | OWN

At the end of each episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Oprah goes "soul to soul" with her guests and asks a series of quick-fire questions about spiritual...

Starbucks CEO On Company's Spiritual Crisis

OWN | Posted 12.11.2013 | OWN

In the year 2000, Starbucks was at the height of success. Business was booming, profits were rising, and the company was opening seven new cafes a day...

Starbucks CEO Reveals Key To Building A Successful Company

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

For many people, Starbucks is synonymous with coffee. As the world's leading coffee retailer, this global giant has more than 19,000 stores in 62 coun...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: 'I Got Lucky'

OWN | Posted 12.05.2013 | OWN

In 1983, Starbucks was a small company based in Seattle, Wash. Howard Schultz, one of its employees, took a trip to Italy and was taken by the romance...

Starbucks Makes Huge Commitment To Vets

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Lisa Baertlein Nov 6 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp is looking for thousands of good men - and women. The world's bigges...

Howard Fineman

Starbucks Launches Crusade To End Government Shutdown | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Starbucks founder and CEO Howard Schultz is launching a petition drive calling on leaders in Washington to quickly reopen the federal go...

Starbucks CEO Urges Action On Shutdown

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Lisa Baertlein Oct 7 (Reuters) - Howard Schultz, Starbucks Corp's outspoken CEO, on Monday urged fellow business leaders to ratch...

Top 8 Reasons Starbucks Doesn't Want Guns in its Stores

Seriously Skewed | Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

If you are so paranoid that you need to take a gun to go get coffee, you probably shouldn't be allowed to own a deadly weapon in the first place.

Stand Your Grounds! Let Them Eat Crumbs! Stick 'Em Up!

Frank Islam | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Frank Islam

Doing better begins by thinking about things differently and contemplating our nation's current confrontational and judgmental culture which places blame and finds fault rather than searching for solutions and common ground.

People Are Probably Still Going To Bring Guns To Starbucks

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's "respectful request" that customers no longer bring guns into stores stopped short of an outright ban on firearms. W...

Howard Fineman

Howard Schultz Explains Starbucks' Policy: We're 'Not Anti-Gun' | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last thing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wanted to be was a hero to gun owners; the last thing he wanted to do was make a statement a...

Starbucks Asks Patrons To Leave Guns At Home

Reuters | Lisa Baertlein | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz requested on Tuesday that the coffee chain's customers leave their firearms at hom...

Kim Bhasin

Schultz vs. Ackman: IT'S ON! | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

Starbucks chief executive officer Howard Schultz didn't hesitate on Friday to come to the defense of J.C. Penney CEO Mike Ullman, who happens to also ...

Can Yoga Boost A Company's Bottom Line?

The Huffington Post | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

MADISON, Wis. – As a half-dozen women filter into a yoga studio on a recent afternoon, passing glowing candles and Buddhist statuary, they absorb th...

Life is a Journey, Not a Destination

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

If you approach each day with the innocent idea that you're going to learn something from each person that you encounter, your life will pivot.

Starbucks CEO: 'I Am A Supporter Of The Minimum Wage Going Up'

Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

The CEO of Starbucks says he’s in favor of raising the minimum wage, albeit ever so carefully. Howard Schultz, the head of the global coffee gia...

Starbucks To Ban Political Contributions?

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business

* Shareholder proposal would ban contributions, company PAC * Starbucks made no contributions, but reserves right to do so ...

Starbucks' CEO: Washington Is 'Sapping The Lifeblood' Out Of America

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz isn’t happy with Washington. The chief executive, known getting involved in politics, ripped into lawmakers over th...

Presenting: The Best CEOs Of 2012

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 12.30.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Best CEO lists can be based on dozens of factors. For public companies, the best metric is usually share price. It is hard for chi...