Starbucks Closes 8,000 Stores For Racial Bias TrainingIt's the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.
Starbucks' Employee Training Seen As Just A Step In Confronting BiasStarbucks, trying to put to rest an outcry over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores, is closing more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon of anti-bias training, a strategy some believe can keep racism at bay.
Seattle OKs Taxing Companies Like Amazon, Starbucks To Help With Affordable HousingSeattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders.
Men Arrested In Starbucks Settle For $1 Each, $200K Youth ProgramTwo black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city Wednesday for a symbolic $1 each and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs.
Men Arrested At Philadelphia Starbucks Say They Feared For Their Lives"Anytime I'm encountered by cops, I can honestly say it's a thought that runs through my mind. You never know what's going to happen."
Starbucks To Close 8,000+ Stores To Conduct Racial-Bias TrainingStarbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education for employees.
Starbucks Facing Image Crisis After 2 Black Men ArrestedThree years ago, Starbucks was widely ridiculed for trying to start a national conversation on race relations by asking its employees to write the words "Race Together" on coffee cups. The initiative, though it backfired, was in line with the company's longstanding effort to project a progressive and inclusive image.
Starbucks CEO Wants To Meet With Men In Philadelphia IncidentThe CEO of Starbucks arrived in Philadelphia hoping to meet with two black men who were arrested when the coffee chain's employees called 911 and said they were trespassing, while about two dozen chanting protesters took over the shop Monday.
Starbucks Giving Workers Raises, Stock Grants Due To Tax LawStarbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock grants this year, citing recent changes to the tax law.
Starbucks Selling New 'Christmas Tree' Drink For Only 5 DaysThe limited edition drink will be on sale in the U.S. and Canada from Dec. 7 through Monday, Dec. 11.
Starbucks Offering Free Holiday Drinks This WeekThe coffee giant is offering its customers a free holiday drink for a five-day stretch starting on November 9.
PSA: Starbucks Giving Away BOGO Macchiatos For Friendship DayEnjoy friendship day with a cool iced macchiato one on Starbucks.