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Plans for opening as many as 1,000 Starbucks Reserve retail premium coffee locations appear to be scaled back. Recent published reports indicate company c.e.o. Kevin Johnson is not as supportive of the idea as his predecessor, Howard Schultz. Read more

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Howard Schultz Steps Down

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Howard Schultz, founder of the world’s leading retail coffee company, announced his retirement Monday in a letter to employees posted on the Starbucks website. Read more

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Starbucks opened its first Princi bakery location at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle on Nov. 7. Read more

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Starbucks leadership

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Kevin Johnson takes over as the company's c.e.o. Read more

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Howard Schultz issues statement detailing actions following the United States' immigration ban. Read more

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In December when Howard Schultz handed the c.e.o. baton to c.o.o. Kevin Johnson he made it clear that his work reshaping Starbucks retail had only just begun. Read more

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Starbucks executive Kevin Johnson will become c.e.o. of the coffee retail giant effective April 3, 2017, as current chairman and c.e.o. Howard Schultz shifts his focus within the company. Read more

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Starbucks launches content with original ‘Upstanders’ series

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The series, available in video and podcast formats, focuses on “ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positive change in their communities,” according a company statement. Read more

Coffee Report

Starbucks has been in China for nearly 17 years. In the last 3 years, Starbucks has more than tripled its store count in China. This year 1 store opened every 18 hours. Read more

Features

​Starbucks will introduce its Teavana brand overseas in 2016. Teavana loose leaf tea will be sold in 80 coffee shops jointly operated with Tata Global Beverage. Read more

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