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  • Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz hands off day-to-day duties

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz hands off day-to-day duties
    Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is passing off day-to-day duties at the world’s largest coffee chain to his chief financial officer. Schultz will focus on blending the company’s bricks-and-mortar, e-commerce, digital, card and...
  • Starbucks sales hit a record but still disappoint Wall Street

    Starbucks Corp. said after the market closed Thursday that its first-quarter revenue soared 12% to reach a record $4.2 billion -- but not enough to hit the nearly $4.3 billion that analysts had anticipated. The Seattle coffee giant beat projections...
  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
  • Former Goldman Sachs exec David Viniar joins Square board

    Former Goldman Sachs exec David Viniar joins Square board
    SAN FRANCISCO — Even as Twitter prepares for a hotly anticipated initial public offering, its co-founder Jack Dorsey already is about to debut a second act. His start-up Square, one of the fastest-growing young companies by revenue and one of...
  • Piper's Alley Starbucks, now with last call

    Piper's Alley Starbucks, now with last call
    Really, in the grand scheme of things, it's a minor, minor point, somewhere between apocalyptic and not-very-apocalyptic-at-all: The 24-hour Starbucks in Piper's Alley, the large, busy one that hugs the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street in Old Town,...
  • CCTV shops for Blakeway's 'Branding'

    HONG KONG - Luxury-mad Chinese will get a chance to learn more about the international brands they are buying in a new series "The Secrets of Branding" being produced by the UK's Blakeway Productions for China Central Television (CCTV). The 8-part...
  • Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz urges end of government shutdown

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz urges end of government shutdown
    The federal government shutdown has now gone on for more than a week, and Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is none too pleased about it.  In a letter to other business leaders posted late Monday on the company's website, Schultz is...
  • Kathleen Sebelius defends Obamacare on 'Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

    When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park. Sebelius...
  • Starbucks offers free coffee to good citizens

    Starbucks offers free coffee to good citizens
    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants the government to play nice (and he isn't adverse to a little good PR, either). On Tuesday, Schultz announced that anyone who paid for another customer's favorite drink Wednesday through Friday, the good citizen...
  • Starbucks offers free coffee to urge end to shutdown stalemate

    Starbucks offers free coffee to urge end to shutdown stalemate
    With the federal government now in its second week of the shutdown and legislators at an impasse, Starbucks Corp. is hoping to set an example for Washington by offering free coffee. Wednesday through Friday, the Seattle java chain will give customers...
  • Howard Schultz's new plan to end the shutdown: a Starbucks petition

    Howard Schultz's new plan to end the shutdown: a Starbucks petition
    Walk into Starbucks stores Friday and witness Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s latest effort to shame federal legislators into ending the government shutdown. The executive, who along with his giant coffee chain has spoken out recently on wide-...
  • Starbucks to the rescue? Coffee giant brews plan to end shutdown

    President Obama hasn’t been able to do it. Republicans and Democrats have failed too. But Starbucks thinks it can put an end to the government shutdown by asking coffee- (and tea-) drinking Americans to sign a petition calling for an end to the...