Starbucks To Eliminate Plastic Straws By 2020Instead, Starbucks said it will use a strawless lid that it designed, developed, and manufactured.
Starbucks To Close 150 Poorly Performing StoresStarbucks says it will accelerate its store closings in the U.S. next year to counter cooling sales growth.
Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz Stepping DownThe Seattle-based chain says Schultz will take the title of chairman emeritus as of June 26, and is writing a book about Starbucks' social impact efforts.
Starbucks Closes Shops For Afternoon Of Anti-Bias TrainingCoffee giant Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores for several hours this afternoon for employee anti-bias training after two men were arrested for trespassing at a shop on April 12.
Starbucks Tells Employees To Let Everyone Use RestroomsThis comes as the coffee giant reviews its policies and works to restore its reputation after the arrest of two black men at a location in Philadelphia.
Black Men Arrested Inside Philadelphia Starbucks Reach SettlementDonte Robinson and Rashon Nelson settled with the city for a symbolic $1 each, along with a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs.
Man Accused Of Assaulting NYPD Sgt. Inside Midtown Starbucks Had Long History Of ArrestsSgt. Tim Wall says he may have to retire at the age of 33, because of an injury he suffered last September while responding to a call at Starbucks at Eighth Avenue and 39th Street.
EXCLUSIVE: NYPD Sgt. Suing Starbucks After Violent Encounter In Busy Midtown Location Speaks OutThe ten-year veteran says he warned the coffee chain if they didn't change their policy when it comes to giving free food to emotionally disturbed people, someone was going to get hurt.
Black Men Arrested Inside Philadelphia Starbucks Break Their SilenceRobinson said he thought about his loved ones and how the afternoon had taken such a turn as he was taken to jail. Nelson wondered if he'd make it home alive.
Starbucks To Close Stores For Afternoon Of Racial Bias TrainingThe announcement comes amid uproar over the arrests of two black men last week at a Starbucks in Philadelphia.
Backlash Brewing After Pair Of Black Men Arrested Inside Philadelphia StarbucksProtests were held Sunday at the Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested for refusing to leave.