Rival CEO: Booze A Bad Move For Starbucks

philly - March 31, 2014

Nick Bayer, a doubter of Starbucks' plan to have its shops offer beer, wine and spirits at night, is also head of a rival regional chain that plans to move its home to Philly soon. Read »

Starbucks CEO Unveils Plans For Mobile Business

CNBC - March 19, 2014

Howard Schultz, Founder, Chairman, President and CEO of Starbucks talks about how his company's plans to remain relevant as consumers become more tech savvy and his company moves to monetize social media. Read »

Starbucks CEO Will Expand His Role

WSJ - January 30, 2014

Starbucks Corp. said Chief Executive Howard Schultz will expand his role in product innovation and digital retailing as part of a shuffling of senior executives aimed largely at adjusting to technology-driven shifts in its... Read »

Did Starbucks CEO ‘Bury The Lead?’

CNBC - January 27, 2014

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses how the "Amazon effect" will impact the way consumers shop and provides his take on how gift cards are likely to increase traffic and the company's bottom line. Read »

Starbucks CEO’s $45 Million Sale

Barrons - December 3, 2013

Chairman, CEO and President Howard D. Schultz exercised options and sold 557,000 Starbucks shares for $45,362,748. Read »

Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Veterans In 5 Years

Huffington Post - November 6, 2013

Starbucks Corp is looking for thousands of good men - and women. The world's biggest coffee chain said on Wednesday it would commit to hiring at least 10,000 veterans and spouses of active military in five years. Read »

Starbucks Starts Selling Stuff Via Twitter

Fast Company - November 1, 2013

Twitter isn’t a marketplace, but the coffee chain is the first large corporation to try to use it as one. Read »

Starbucks CEO: Stunning Quarter

CNBC - October 31, 2013

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz feels his latest quarter is a "significant accomplishment." He provides insight into the company's earnings data, its new Teavana bars in New York and how the political debate is impacting... Read »

How Howard Schultz Got The World Hooked On Lattes

Slate - October 24, 2013

Can you remember the last time you walked down a busy urban street, schlepped through a mall, or reported for day-job duty and didn’t see someone toting a tall paper cup with a green mermaid logo? Read »

Starbucks CEO: Teavana Will Leapfrog Internationally First

CNBC - October 24, 2013

Starbucks is opening its very first Teavana tea bar in Manhattan. Its CEO Howard Schultz wants to bring the "romance and theater" it did for coffee, to the tea category. Read »

Starbucks CEO Petitions To End Shutdown

Entrepreneur - October 11, 2013

Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, wants customers of the coffee chain to sign a petition to put government employees back to work. Read »

Starbucks CEO Giving Away Free Coffee

Huffington Post - October 9, 2013

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he's giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it. Read »

Starbucks CEO Calls For End To Shutdown

Reuters - October 8, 2013

Howard Schultz, Starbucks Corp's outspoken CEO, on Monday urged fellow business leaders to ratchet up the pressure on U.S. political leaders to end the stalemate that has partially shut down the federal government since last... Read »

Starbucks CEO: Most Will Respect Gun Request

CNBC - September 19, 2013

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses his company's decision to ask people not to carry guns in its cafes. "We're not anti-gun, we're not pro-gun, but guns should not be part of the Starbucks experience," he says. Read »

Starbucks CEO Says Guns Not Welcome In Stores

USA Today - September 18, 2013

After months of wrangling over the highly-emotional issue, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz late Tuesday announced that guns are no longer permitted in Starbucks stores — or in Starbucks outdoor seating areas. Read »