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  1. How Starbucks Can Stick with ‘Race Together’ — and Get It Right

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    Thu, 2 Apr 2015

    Published with permission from Knowledge @ Wharton , Wharton’s online business journal. Howard Schultz , CEO of Seattle-based coffeehouse chain Starbucks, clearly got more than what he bargained for when he launched on March 16 a campaign

  2. Starbucks ends 'Race Together' campaign in stores, effort not over

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    Sun, 22 Mar 2015

    (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp head Howard Schultz told employees on Sunday they will no longer be encouraged to write "Race Together" on drinks cups, but the company's effort to promote discussion of racial issues “is far from over”.

  3. Starbucks ends "Race Together" campaign in stores, effort not over

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    Sun, 22 Mar 2015

    March 22 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp head Howard Schultz told employees on Sunday they will no longer be encouraged to write "Race Together" on drinks cups, but the company's effort to promote discussion of racial issues "is far from over".

  4. UPDATE 1-Starbucks brews backlash with debate on U.S. race relations

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    Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    LOS ANGELES/SEATTLE, March 18 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz has deftly navigated thorny issues such as gay marriage, gun control and Congressional gridlock, but his move to weigh in on U.S. race relations has brewed up a social media backlash.

  5. Starbucks brews up backlash with debate on U.S. race relations

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    Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    LOS ANGELES, March 18 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz has deftly navigated thorny issues such as gay marriage, gun control and Congressional gridlock, but his move to weigh in on U.S. race relations has brewed up a social media backlash.

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Markets Pop but Shadows Linger

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    Sat, 19 Apr 2014

    month-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

  10. 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

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