• Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias training

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Starbucks will close 8,000 company-owned U.S. cafes for the afternoon on May 29 to train nearly 175,000 workers on how to prevent racial discrimination in its stores. Aleksandra Michalska reports.
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  • Starbucks To Close 8,000 Stores For Employee Racial-Bias Training

    6 days ago - By NPR

    This follows the arrest of two African American men in one of Starbucks' Philadelphia stores after an employee called police. The two men hadn't bought anything and were waiting on a friend to arrive.
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  • Starbucks Will Close 8,000 U.S. Stores For Half A Day To Give Employees Racial-Bias Training

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    Starbucks sbux said on Tuesday it would close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for a few hours next month to give employees racial-bias training as the coffee shop giant looks to contain the fallout stemming from the arrest this weekend of two black men while they waited at a Philadelphia location.
    The company said it will provide the training to prevent racial discrimination to 175,000 employees across the United States on the afternoon of May 29 in stores and at its Seattle headquarters, and incorporate it into the training of all future new employees. The curriculum will be developed in...
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  • Goldman's drop despite strong earnings signals search for new market leadership - Jeff Tomasulo

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    Vespula Capital's CEO also comments on Starbucks' move to close all U.S. stores for racial bias training in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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  • Every Starbucks in the U.S. is closing for an afternoon for racial bias training

    6 days ago - By Fast Company

    Last weekend, two black men in Philadelphia were arrested in a Starbucks for sitting at a table. This turned into a media firestorm, highlighting injustices people of color face every day-even when they're just sitting quietly at a café. Today, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson announced his plan to close every company-owned U.S.-based store on May 29 to...
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  • Starbucks to close all stores on May 29 for racial-bias education

    Starbucks to close all stores on May 29 for racial-bias education

    6 days ago - By Biz Journals

    The coffee giant is closing all company-owned stores for a training geared toward avoiding racial-bias and preventing discrimination.
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  • Starbucks to Shut Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Training After Arrests

    6 days ago - By NY Times

    The announcement comes after days of outrage over the arrest of two African-American men at a store in Philadelphia last week.
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  • Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for one afternoon for racial-bias training

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    Starbucks Corp will close 8,000 company-owned U.S. cafes for the afternoon on May 29 to train nearly 175,000 on how to prevent racial discrimination in its stores.
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  • Starbucks is doing something it has only done once before - and last time it cost the company $6 million

    Starbucks is doing something it has only done once before - and last time it cost the company $6 million

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Starbucks is closing all locations across the US on May 29 to train employees on issues related to discrimination after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia store.
    The coffee chain has only closed all stores one other time, in a period when Starbucks was struggling to survive.
    Starbucks lost roughly $6 million when it closed stores for an afternoon in 2008 to retrain employees.
    Starbucks is closing all stores across the US to train employees - something the coffee giant has only done one other time in its history.
    On Tuesday, Starbucks announced plans to close all 8,000 stores...
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  • Starbucks to close over 8K stores for racial-bias training

    6 days ago - By Review Journal

    Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training to its nearly 175,000 workers.
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  • What Black People Have Always Known About Diversity Policies

    6 days ago - By Fast Company

    The arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks might have been shocking to white Americans, but Black people have long witnessed the chasm between what companies say and how their employees act.
    This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.
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  • Starbucks stores will close nationwide next month in an unprecedented attempt to fix a company crisis

    Starbucks stores will close nationwide next month in an unprecedented attempt to fix a company crisis

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Starbucks is closing all stores across the US for the afternoon of May 29.
    The closure comes after footage of the arrest of two black men who tried to use the bathroom in a Philadelphia Starbucks went viral, sparking boycott threats.
    Nearly 175,000 Starbucks employees will participate in the training, which will cover issues such as "implicit bias" and "conscious inclusion."
    Starbucks is closing all of its stores nationwide on May 29 in the wake of an incident in which two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia location.
    On Tuesday, the coffee giant announced plans to close all US...
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  • Starbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education for employees

    6 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Starbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education for employees.
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  • Starbucks stores will close nationwide next month in an unprecedented attempt to fix a company crisis

    Starbucks stores will close nationwide next month in an unprecedented attempt to fix a company crisis

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Starbucks is closing all stores on May 29 after an incident in which two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia location.
    On Tuesday, the coffee giant announced plans to close all US stores on the afternoon of May 29. Starbucks said in a statement it plans to "conduct racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination in our stores."
    "The training will be provided to nearly 175,000 partners across the country, and will become part of the onboarding process for new partners," Starbucks said in a statement. The training will cover topics such as implicit bias and "conscious...
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