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New Starbucks policy: You don't need to buy their coffee to sit or use the bathroom

Starbucks issued a new policy on Saturday: Patrons no longer need to make a purchase to sit in the cafe or use the restrooms. According to the Associated Press, Starbucks executives have claimed the old policies were "loose and ambiguous," which
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How can Starbucks ensure its racial-bias training actually helps a divided America?

After a racial incident that garnered national attention last weekend, Starbucks has required racial-bias training for all its employees. This move has the potential to positively impact America, but the company has an uphill climb. Here's what
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Starbucks to close all U.S. stores for an afternoon of racial-bias training

Starbucks announced it plans to close its 8,000 company-owned stores on the afternoon of May 29 to administer racial-bias training to all staff members and employees. The decision comes in response to two recent incidents that raised
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New 'Avengers: Infinity War' TV ad spends a lot of time in Wakanda

There's not one Starbucks to be found in Wakanda, apparently. The new "Chant" TV spot for Avengers: Infinity War highlights how the Earth's mightiest heroes assemble to face off against the forces of Thanos on Black Panther's home turf. There's
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Zachary Quinto responds to tweet about him using a fake name at Starbucks

Sorry celebrities, but those fake names you're using in cafes to try and disguise yourselves aren't pulling the wool over anyone's eyes. SEE ALSO: This Starbucks barista will draw an awesome caricature of you on your cup A few days ago, a student
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Starbucks claims to have finally closed its gender pay gap in the U.S. Your move, everyone else.

After years of working to achieve 100 percent pay equity among employees of all genders and races, Starbucks claims to have finally done it. On Wednesday, the company announced that employees "performing similar work" in locations across the United
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'Stranger Things' Shannon Purser got a delightfully sneaky message from her barista

#JusticeForBarb, though yet to be fully realised, is still at the top of our minds.  Perhaps also for Stranger Things star Shannon Purser, known to fans as the doomed Barb Holland, who received a strong and rather sneaky message of support from
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Starbucks finally rolls out mobile app in its fastest-growing market

From: Mashable By Sohini Mitter Recommended by: Mashable Starbucks has finally rolled out its mobile app in India.Now customers can pay for in-store purchases and earn "Stars" through their My Starbucks Rewards account (the
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How Starbucks Can Guarantee Its CEO Transition Succeeds

A company’s CEO is often the face of the brand. In the case of Howard Schultz, his mild countenance has become synonymous with the coffee company’s twin-tailed Siren that signals the presence of more than 25,000 shops in 75 countries.Now, that face
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Howard Schultz Says Goodbye to His Starbucks Empire

From: www.newyorker.com   By: Vauhini Vara Via: twitter.com Guess how many stores Starbucks has

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