• 3 Ways CEO Kevin Johnson’s Leadership Style...
    CNBC - Apr 4
    It's the beginning of a new era for Starbucks as Howard Schultz steps down after more than three decades as CEO, and former COO Kevin Johnson assumes the role. The coffee giant hopes to add some 12,000 stores over the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Starbucks’ New CEO Tells Us He’ll Never...
    Business Insider - Apr 3
    As the new chief executive officer of Starbucks, Kevin Johnson has "venti" shoes to fill — a joke he has made more than once. With Howard Schultz stepping down as CEO, Johnson is taking the place of a man whose name has... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Starbucks CEO Schultz Weighs In On Employment:...
    Starbucks - Mar 23
    Outgoing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said that he and his successor will continue to push the coffee chain's "social impact agenda" regardless of gridlock in Washington. Schultz and Starbucks president, COO, and incoming... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Starbucks CEO’s Refugee Comments Sour Customer...
    Reuters - Mar 10
    Starbucks Corp's vow to hire thousands of refugees after President Donald Trump's first executive order that temporarily banned travel from seven mostly-Muslim nations appears to be hurting customer sentiment of the coffee... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Starbucks Adds Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella To Its...
    The Verge - Jan 26
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is joining the Starbucks board of directors. The 49-year-old will join alongside Sam's Club CEO Rosalind Brewer and Lego executive chairman Jørgen Vig Knudstorp. Starbucks has nominated Nadella... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Starbucks Can Thrive Without Howard Schultz As CEO
    Fox Business - Dec 9
    Last Thursday, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced that visionary CEO Howard Schultz will step down next April, handing the leadership reins to top deputy Kevin Johnson. This is the second time that Schultz has retired... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Outgoing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz On The Coffee...
    CNBC - Dec 5
    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson in Seattle about the decision to switch up the leadership of the... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Here’s What Happened The Last Time Howard...
    Business Insider - Dec 5
    On Thursday, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced he is stepping down next year. This isn't the first time Schultz, who first joined Starbucks in 1982, has stepped down from his position as CEO. It also happened 16... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Starbucks CEO Schultz Digs Into The Answer To Hiring...
    CNBC - Nov 11
    Jim Cramer spoke with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on its unique approach to hiring veterans. Read »
    5 months ago
  • Starbucks CEO Schultz Digs Into The Answer To Hiring...
    CNBC - Nov 11
    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told Jim Cramer that he wants to raise the national awareness of what it means to serve by hiring veterans to recruit veterans within his company. "What we need inside Starbucks in... Read »
    5 months ago
  • ‘Stunned’ By Vote, Starbucks’ CEO...
    Forbes - Nov 10
    Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, told the company’s workforce this morning that he is “stunned” by the U.S. presidential election’s results, but urged everyone to accord President-elect... Read »
    5 months ago
  • Starbucks’ New Green Cups Are Causing An...
    Business Insider - Nov 2
    On Tuesday, Starbucks began serving its holiday beverages, with the return of its Chestnut Praline Latte, Caramel Brulée Latte, and Peppermint Mocha. But one seasonal mainstay — the chain's iconic red holiday cup... Read »
    5 months ago
  • Starbucks Names Its First China CEO
    Fortune - Oct 20
    Starbucks on Wednesday named its first chief executive officer for China and said it plans to more than double its store count in that country to 5,000 by 2021. The world’s biggest coffee chain promoted Belinda Wong to... Read »
    6 months ago
  • Starbucks CEO To Focus On Premium Coffee Stores
    USA Today - Jul 26
    The announcement comes with a number of executive shake-ups that may signal an eventual departure for Schultz, 63, from the company he founded. While Schultz focuses on longterm projects like the roastery... Read »
    9 months ago
  • Starbucks Customers Have Pledged To Buy $40,000 In...
    Business Insider - Jul 18
    Many Starbucks customers aren't pleased the coffee giant has a location inside Trump Tower. So they're taking action. As of Friday afternoon, more than 1,000 people have pledged to buy more than $40,000 in Starbucks gift... Read »
    9 months ago