Howard Schultz

Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz addresses the 'Race Together Program' during the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting March 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The program is an effort to promote discussion on racial inequality in the United States. (Photo credit Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing “Race Together” On Cups

The coffee chain’s initiative will continue more broadly without the handwritten messages, Starbucks spokesman Jim Olson said.


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Starbucks CEO To Customers: Leave Your Guns At Home

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz put out a statement asking customers not to bring their weapons into his stores, even legally licensed gun owners.