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Starbucks Urging Customers To Sign Petition Calling For End To Gov’t Shutdown

Starbucks, better known for its piping hot coffee, is throwing itself in the middle of yet another heated national debate.

10/10/2013

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Starbucks Promo Prods Lawmakers To ‘Come Together’

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he’s giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it.

CBS Seattle–10/08/2013

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Starbucks Says Guns Unwelcome, Though Not Banned

Starbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms.

09/17/2013

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Starbucks Looks To Expand To Myanmar

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said Monday the coffee chain’s first stores in India and Vietnam have been received positively and it might soon be time to give Myanmar a shot too.

05/13/2013

Starbucks President and CEO Howard Schultz (Getty Images)

Starbucks Cups To Come With A Political Message

The Seattle-based coffee chain is asking employees at cafes in the Washington, D.C., area to scribble the words “Come Together” on cups for drink orders on Thursday and Friday. CEO Howard Schultz says the words are intended as a message to lawmakers about the damage being caused by the divisive negotiations over the “fiscal cliff.”

CBS Seattle–12/26/2012

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Starbucks Plans to Brew a Stronger Profit in 2013

Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. plans to accelerate growth and brew up a stronger profit in the year ahead, with CEO Howard Schultz noting that customers of all walks of life consider its drinks an “affordable luxury” even in challenging economic times.

11/02/2012

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Starbucks Taps Tea Market, Opens First Store In India

Starbucks inaugurated its first store in India Friday in a historic building in southern Mumbai as the Seattle-based coffee giant seeks growth in a market long associated with tea drinkers.

10/19/2012

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‘Sonicsgate’ to Get National Exposure on CNBC

Adam Brown and Jason Reid weren’t seeking critical acclaim or a national audience when they went about chronicling the steps that led the Seattle SuperSonics to become the Oklahoma City Thunder. But the documentary will get a national stage on Friday night when it’s broadcast on CNBC, which purchased the rights.

04/26/2012