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.
Starbucks Employee Writes "The GOAT" On Michael Phelps CupA Starbucks employee wrote "The GOAT" on Michael Phelps cup.
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 Launches Voice Ordering Via App, Amazon's AlexaAmazon's Alexa is now able to order up a latte. Starbucks says it's partnering with Amazon's voice platform to offer what it calls "on command" ordering.
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 Hopes New Egg Snack Will Boost Food SalesThe new item, called Sous Vide Egg Bites, is a wheat-free egg and cheese mixture about the size of a golf ball, developed for customers who wanted more protein options.
Starbucks Thanking Customers With 10 Days Of Free DrinksStarbucks aims to drum up holiday sales with promises of free espresso drinks this season — as long as you're in the right store. Starting today, select Starbucks stores will host 1,000 Pop Up Cheer Parties over 10 days.
Starbucks Planning 12,000 New LocationsStarbucks plans to open 12,000 new locations within the next five years, boosting the total number of its coffee shops worldwide by almost 50 percent. The company outlined its growth plans before investors on Wednesday.
Starbucks Customers Create Holiday Cup DesignsInstead of looking to its creative team, Starbucks turned to its customers to design its latest holiday cups. The company asked people to post their designs on Instagram, and 1,200 ideas came in.
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 Recalls Steel Straws After Cuts ReportedStarbucks is recalling stainless steel straws that it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering "mouth lacerations" while using them. Starbucks said that children should not use the straws.
Starbucks Increasing Employee Base Pay In OctoberStarbucks is boosting the base pay of all employees and store managers at American company-run stores by 5 percent or more on October 3. The amount of the raise will be determined by geographic and market factors.