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  • The Starbucks effect: Should Big Business step into the debt limit fray?

    The Starbucks effect: Should Big Business step into the debt limit fray?
    Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, has jumped into the shutdown/debt limit mess with an open letter to his fellow business leaders urging them to pressure politicians to end the "current stalemate" in Washington.  Schultz's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Did gun-control moms 'nag' Starbucks into policy change?

    Did gun-control moms 'nag' Starbucks into policy change?
    An organization called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is taking credit for Starbucks' headline-making decision to stop allowing guns in its coffeehouses. "This is a huge win for American moms who fought for this policy change," said Shannon...
  • Starbucks pide a sus clientes dejar las armas en casa

    Starbucks  pide a sus clientes dejar las armas en casa
    La cadena de cafeterías Starbucks Corp pidió a sus clientes en Estados Unidos que dejen sus armas en casa, tras verse involucrada en un debate con un tono cada vez más elevado sobre el derecho a la tenencia de armas en el país luego de múltiples...
  • Starbucks respectfully asks patrons not to bring guns to stores

    Starbucks respectfully asks patrons not to bring guns to stores
    With the nation still reeling from another mass shooting, Starbucks has made it clear that customers should enjoy their beverages unarmed. Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has issued a public letter "respectfully requesting" customers to...
  • Is Starbucks' guns policy headed into Chick-fil-A-sized controversy?

    Starbucks is charging into one of the most controversial issues facing the nation -- guns. And the backlash and boycott talk has already begun. Forget for just a moment whether you agree or disagree with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's decision to...
  • Starbucks gun stance: Do you support chain's new stand on weapons?

    Starbucks gun stance: Do you support chain's new stand on weapons?
    Starbucks has announced a new policy asking gun owners to "no longer bring firearms into our stores or outdoor seating areas," a position that immediately began kicking up controversy for the coffee giant. The new policy is, in effect, a soft ban as...