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  1. Starbucks' 'Race Together' latest in string of U.S. corporate goofsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KEPR CBS 19

    It was a tempest in a coffee cup. Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write "Race Together" on customers' cups as part of a broader effort, but people standing in line for their morning java were not amused.

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  2. Starbucksa Race Relations Campaign Was Breeding Ground for Lawsuits, Experts SayRead the original story

    38 min ago | HR Magazine

    Starbucks' weeklong campaign urging employees to write "Race Together" on coffee cups to spark conversations about race relations was not only "absurd" and "irresponsible," according to some employment law experts, but also had the potential to open the coffee giant to liability. While Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz abruptly ended the campaign on March 22 after many criticized the effort, Schultz's idea-however well-intentioned-could have created a breeding ground for lawsuits alleging discrimination, harassment, a hostile work environment and wrongful termination, employment law experts told SHRM Online.

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  3. Starbucks' 'Race Together' latest in string of U.S. corporate goofsRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | KBCI CBS 2

    It was a tempest in a coffee cup. Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write "Race Together" on customers' cups as part of a broader effort, but people standing in line for their morning java were not amused.

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  4. From new logos to New Coke: when corporations make mistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hawk Eye

    It was a tempest in a coffee cup. Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write "Race Together" on customers' cups as part of a broader effort, but people standing in line for their morning java were not amused.

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  5. Starbucks Contributes $500,000 to Pike Place MarketFront Expansion ProjectRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... $9 million capital campaign dubbed Pike Up! will provide vital funds for the Pike Place Market expansion with Starbucks becoming the first major company to announce its support, pledging $500,000 toward the effort. "The Pike Place Market is where it ...

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  6. Christine Day transformed Lululemon. Now she's out to transform food brand Luvo, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... don't know is that when they're speaking with the CEO of Luvo, they're talking with a woman who helped build Starbucks and transformed Lululemon Athletica from a struggling brand to a powerhouse in the athletic wear space. Day, 52, spent two years ...

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  7. VIEWPOINT: Race Together: Starbucks Had it RightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC12

    Schultz. The controversy over the idea of having the Starbucks baristas engage in a discussion about race with its customers was a bold move although I think it was an awkward ask for most of the staff.

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  8. Starbucks sells Birthday Cake FrappuccinoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    Starbucks is celebrating 20 years of putting coffee and ice in a blender with a limited edition Birthday Cake Frappuccino, which will be sold at all stores from March 26 to March 30. Starbucks first started experimenting with frozen coffee concoctions at its Los Angeles store in 1993. Two years later, the company was selling coffee and mocha Frappuccino drinks at all of its 500 stores in United States and Canada.

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  9. Taylor Swift Among Fortune's "World's 50 Greatest ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... nclude Bill and Melinda Gates , Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg , Amazon's Jeff Bezos , Jimmy Fallon , Lebron James and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz .

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  10. Achche din: Modi, Satyarthi are 'world's greatest leaders'; Obama notRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... spot, followed by Chinese President Xi Jingping, Pope Francis, General Motors CEO Mary Barra at the ninth spot, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on the 17th spot and Bill and Melinda Gates at 18. Fellow software whiz Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ...

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  11. Modi Kailash Satyarthi among worlds greatest leaders FortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    ... second spot, followed by Chinese President Xi Jingping (3), Pope Francis (4), General Motors CEO Mary Barra (9), Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz (17), Bill and Melinda Gates (18), Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (25), J P Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon (38) and ...

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  12. What is Howard Schultz's educational and professional background?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Investopedia

    Howard Schultz, chairman and chief executive officer of Starbucks, grew up in the Carnarsie Bayview Housing Projects in Brooklyn, New York and graduated from Carnarsie High School in 1971. In 1970, he received a football scholarship to attend Northern Michigan University, where he graduated in 1975 with a bachelor's in Communications.

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  13. Starbucks Birthday Cake Frappuccino Celebrates Drink's 20th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | News Max

    Happy birthday, Starbucks Frappuccinos! To celebrate 20 years of its frozen concoctions, Starbucks has introduced a Birthday Cake Frappuccino. But you'll need to move fast - it's a limited edition being sold through March 30. The frothy pink drink went on sale Thursday.

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  14. Starbucks chief executive and chairman Howard SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    "Black Coffees Matter," "African-Americano" and "Stolen-from-the-Gold-Coast Blend" - these aren't unfortunate slogans for Starbucks drinks but jokes about the coffee chain's latest marketing campaign. Starbucks says it wanted to engage customers in a conversation about race after protests about police treatment of minority communities and race-related social movements online.

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  15. Starbucks celebrates birthday with limited edition Birthday Cake FrappucinoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    It might be difficult to believe, but your favorite daily drink/dessert is turning 20. The Starbucks Frappuccino is celebrating two decades of existence this week -- and the Seattle-based coffee chain is ready to celebrate with a special drink. For five days Starbucks will sell the Birthday Cake Frappuccino , a drink infused with Starbucks' vanilla bean and hazelnut flavors blended together with a raspberry-infused whipped cream that just so happens to be pink.

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  16. LeBron James, Taylor Swift And Jimmy Fallon Make Fortune's...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Vibe

    ... in an era of free streaming. Further down the list lie some familiar faces including the CEO and Chairman of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, at No. 17; Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg at No. 25; animal rights activist and former NBA player, Yao Ming, at ...

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  17. Starbucks Rolls Out Birthday Cake FrappucinoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    In honor of the Frappucino's 20th birthday , Starbucks is rolling out a birthday cake Frap. The limited-edition Frappucino will be available in all Starbucks shops in the United States from Thursday until Monday.

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  18. Starbucks creates limited edition birthday cake Frappuccino to celebrate 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Hero CIA officer who led the hunt for Bin Laden and converted to Islam is removed from his post in 'restructure' Where's the frosting? Starbucks creates limited edition birthday cake Frappuccino to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the frozen beverage Starbucks has debuted yet another limited edition beverage, a birthday cake-flavored Frappuccino created in honor of the signature drink's 20th anniversary. The sweet treat, which will be available in the company's US and Canada stores for five days from March 26 until March 30, is a unique blend of cream, vanilla bean and hazelnut syrup, topped with a specially-made raspberry-infused whipped cream.

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  19. Why Are Brands Trying to Publicly Shame Their Customers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sports of Yore

    ... embarrassing yourself is that you get a greasy $3 sandwich for free. Which of course makes it all worthwhile. Starbucks' #RaceTogether campaign is a bit different. Starbucks employees put #RaceTogether stickers on cups , and were encouraged to ...

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  20. Editorial | Starbucks stirs race conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Capitol Hill Times

    Regardless of his spoken intentions to not run for office, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz took another step into politics last week with his announcement that his baristas would start conversations about race relations by writing "Race Together" on the coffee cups and engage in intense small talk about the issue. This is the first of many endeavors to come as part of his race initiative, which also includes employee forums, special newspaper sections in USA Today, the hiring of 10,000 at-risk young people and the opening of more stores in inner cities.

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