Starbucks CEO Stands By Pledge To Hire RefugeesStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to hire refugees and expanding on goals to hire veterans and at-risk youth.
After 35 Years, Starbucks Ready To Enter ItalyHoward Schultz's vision for Starbucks was largely inspired by the coffee bars that he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. Now, the CEO is ready to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world.
Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Refugees Over Next 5 YearsStarbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations.
Starbucks Rolls Out 'Unity' Cup Ahead Of Election DayOne week before Election Day, Starbucks has unveiled a new cup in the U.S. that it says is meant to be "a symbol of unity."
Starbucks Offers Online College To WorkersStarbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a steeply discounted rate.
Starbucks Announces Oprah Chai Tea DrinkOprah Winfrey and Starbucks are joining forces. The company's cafes will begin selling Oprah Chai tea drinks on April 29, as Starbucks looks to tap into a new market.
Starbucks Says Guns Unwelcome, Though Not BannedStarbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms.
Starbucks Heats Up Coffee Brewer MarketStarbucks said that it will start selling its new single-serve brewer online this week for $199. The machine will then be rolled out in its ubiquitous cafes beginning next month.