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  1. How to Spot Short-Term-ism

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    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    fail to plan for the future adequately. Consider the history of Starbucks ( SBUX ), which slumped after founder Howard Schultz stepped down as chief executive officer in 2000. He returned eight years later and set about revamping the coffee

  2. Why Consumers Aren’t Buying the Idea of Mobile Wallets … Yet

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    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    cards and rewards frequent purchases. In an earnings conference call for the quarter ended June 29, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said mobile payments now account for 15% of all U.S. transactions for the firm. Most retailers, however, have

  3. Finding the Visionary CEO

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    Wed, 4 Jun 2014

    Think of broadcaster Tom Murphy, cable pioneer John Malone, mega-investor Warren Buffett, Starbucks founder Howard Schultz , casino magnates Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson, plus a small number of others. There are assessments galore of

  4. Markets Pop but Shadows Linger

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    Sat, 19 Apr 2014

    to-month growth rates that are more typical of year-over-year growth in several other categories. Indeed, Howard Schultz , chairman of Starbucks SBUX, may have been correct in predicting that e-commerce had reached the tipping point

  5. The Complex Economics of America’s Minimum Wage

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    Mon, 11 Nov 2013

    beliefs, adds Bidwell, who notes that several chiefs of big companies, including Craig Jelinek, CEO of Costco, and Howard Schultz , CEO of Starbucks, have gone on record as supporting a raise. “For a large organization, like Starbucks, it

  6. Same-sex Marriage: What’s at Stake for Corporate America

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    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    said Gates, referring to widely publicized comments from one anti-gay marriage activist to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz . ”However, there’s little evidence that boycotts targeting companies like Starbucks and Disney have garnered

  7. Several Irons in the Fire, but Starbucks' Analyst Day Reinforces Tremendous Multichannel Potential

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    Thu, 6 Dec 2012

    current initiatives, if executed properly, could fortify its already wide economic moat and, in the words of CEO Howard Schultz , better position the company "to stand the test of time." We plan to make some subtle adjustments to our model

  8. Groupon replaces Schultz, Efrusy on board

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    Tue, 1 May 2012

    (Reuters) - Groupon Inc appointed two new directors on Monday and said Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz and venture capitalist Kevin Efrusy were leaving the board as the company tries...

  9. Groupon replaces Schultz, Efrusy on board

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    Mon, 30 Apr 2012

    (Reuters) - Groupon Inc appointed two new directors on Monday and said Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz and venture capitalist Kevin Efrusy were leaving the board as the company tries...

  10. Starbucks starts fund to spur U.S. job creation

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    Mon, 3 Oct 2011

    (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp CEO Howard Schultz , decrying a lack of leadership in Washington, said his chain of coffee shops is helping to launch a nationwide fund designed to stimulate U.S. job...

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