Starbucks Opens First Cafe Staffed By Workers Who All Know Sign LanguageStarbucks has opened its first "Signing Store" in the U.S. — a cafe staffed entirely by employees who can communicate in American Sign Language (ASL).
Disney To Eliminate Plastic Straws From All Its Theme ParksThis comes after Starbucks also announced it will be getting rid of plastic straws at all its stores.
Starbucks To Stop Offering Straws At All Locations By 2020A week after its hometown banned plastic drinking straws and utensils, the Seattle company said Monday that within two years, it will be using straws made from biodegradable materials like paper and specially designed lids.
Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz Stepping DownStarbucks Corp. says Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman later this month of the coffee chain he joined more than 30 years ago.
Should Super-Caffeinated 'Death Wish Coffee' Give Starbucks The Jitters?The Orange County Register reports Death Wish Coffee will be available at 1,627 Walmart stores across the country starting June 9.
How Much Will Starbucks' Closing On Tuesday Cost The Company?How much will closing for a few hours on Tuesday afternoon cost Starbucks? It's a drip in the coffee pot, according to analysis of the company's daily sales haul.
Starbucks Closing All Company-Owned Stores Tuesday Afternoon For Anti-Bias TrainingAfter the arrests in Philadelphia last month, the coffee chain's leaders reached out to activists and experts in bias training to put together a curriculum for its 175,000 workers.
Mixed Reactions To Starbucks Allowing Non-Customers To Use RestroomsThe customers only rule is being thrown out the window at Starbucks. There is a change in policy after a series of controversies at stores all across the country. CBSLA's Chris Holmstrom reports.
Starbucks Facing More Racism Allegations After Latino Customer Receives Cup With 'Beaner' On The Label"They asked for his name, and his name is 'Peter,' and they wrote this 'beaner," the victim's friend told CBS2 News, adding, "that's not fair."
Starbucks Overhauls Bathroom Policy After Racial FirestormStarbucks is opening its bathrooms to everyone regardless of whether they've bought anything following the arrest of two African American men at one of its shops in Philadelphia last month.
Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Settle For $1 Each, Promise Of $200K ProgramThe arrest of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson on April 12 touched off a furor around the U.S. over racial profiling.
Black Men Arrested At Philadelphia Starbucks Say They Feared For Their LivesRashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, best friends since the fourth grade, were taken in handcuffs from the Starbucks in Philadelphia.