Starbucks Is About to Make a Controversial Change to Its Rewards Program and Some Customers are Going to Love It

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

The S&P 500 enters Wednesday down nearly 1% for the week, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq has declined 0.34%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the laggard, falling 1.37% week to date. House Speaker...

Futures rise ahead of services activity data; PayPal shines

- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, with focus on services activity data due later in the day after a report earlier this week amplified economic slowdown worries, while PayPal...

US wages and China closures weigh on Starbucks earnings

Coffee chain’s interim chief executive Howard Schultz points to signs of ‘early progress’ in its recovery

Starbucks union asks coffee giant to extend pay hikes, benefits to unionized stores

Starbucks announced in May it would raise wages for workers at non-unionized stores. The coffee chain said it is unable to make changes at organized stores without bargaining. Labor organizers are...

The Costa’ Bitcoin on the rise: Major chains give Gibraltar a BTC boost

“But you can’t buy a coffee with Bitcoin,” the Bitcoin critics chanted. Gibraltar, a tiny British Overseas Territory in Europe just blew a hole in that FUD as popular coffee chain Costa Coffee...

Howard Schultz seeks to bring Starbucks back up to full strength

The coffee chain’s founder is pinning his growth hopes on the US and China while a question mark hangs over the UK

Why Starbucks says it's closing multiple locations, and what consumers need to know

The company announced on Monday that it would be shuttering six locations in Seattle and six in Los Angeles, as well as two stores in Portland, Oregon. A spokesperson for the Seattle-based coffee...

This map shows the 16 U.S. stores that Starbucks is set to close because of safety concerns

The move comes as more than 100 stores have voted to unionize since the end of 2021. Most of the stores set to close are in the Los Angeles and Seattle metro areas. The map below shows the six...

Starbucks to close 16 US stores because of crime, rampant drug use

Six Starbucks locations in Seattle and six more in Los Angeles will be closed. The closures are due to a surge in drug use and crime in the area. Store managers have been given discretion to deny...

Starbucks' North American head to leave the company as chain shakes up leadership

Rossann Williams will be replaced by the head of the coffee chain's Asia Pacific division. Williams has been one of the public faces of the company's efforts to curb unionization efforts by its...

Starbucks might restrict public access to bathrooms, CEO suggests

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Union claims Starbucks illegally closing cafe to retaliate, Bloomberg reports

The workers union at Starbucks is claiming the coffee chain is shutting down a recently unionized cafe in retaliation for its activist efforts. Workers United reportedly said in a Friday filing...

Starbucks Will Close Stores in Russia

The coffee chain said it had closed 130 stores in the country, where a licensing partner employs about 2,000 workers. Starbucks announced on Monday that it was officially exiting Russia, with 130...

Starbucks to exit Russia after nearly 15 years

Seattle-based Starbucks has 130 stores in Russia, operated by its licensee Alshaya Group. The coffee chain joins McDonald's Corp in marking the end of some of the top Western brands in the...

Starbucks will exit Russia after 15 years, closing 130 licensed cafes

Starbucks said it will pay its nearly 2,000 Russian workers for six months and help them transition to new opportunities outside of the coffee chain.

Starbucks will exit Russia after 15 years, closing 130 licensed cafes

The coffee chain has 130 locations in the country, which account for less than 1% of its annual revenue.

Labor Board Seeks Unionization at Starbucks Where Union Lost Election

The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to order Starbucks to recognize a union at a Buffalo-area store. The move is part of a larger effort by the board to scrutinize the coffee chain’s...

Why I Love the New Labor Movement

A lot of Americans are focused on disasters and threats these days — terror attacks, Supreme Court decisions, war, or the threat of disputed elections. Sometimes the parade of dire news can make...

Starbucks to pay workers’ travel expenses for abortions, gender surgeries

Starbucks will reimburse employees for travel expenses incurred when seeking abortions or gender-affirming surgeries out of state. The Seattle-based coffee chain is part of a growling list of...

Starbucks to add abortion travel coverage to U.S. health benefits

The global coffee chain joins Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) and a small but growing list of other companies to offer the benefit. Some U.S. states impose tighter restrictions on...

Starbucks to cover employees' travel expenses for abortions, gender-affirming surgeries

A handful of companies are offering to reimburse workers for travel costs related to abortions. The move follows the leak of a draft Supreme Court ruling that would strike down Roe v. Wade. As of...

James Cromwell: 'Succession' actor glues himself to Starbucks counter

Cromwell pasted his hand to a midtown Manhattan Starbucks counter. He was protesting the coffee chain's extra charge for plant-based milk. The 82-year-old Oscar nominee is known for "Babe: Pig in...

Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell glues hand to Starbucks counter during animal rights protest

The 82-year-old actor superglued his palm to a Starbucks countertop in New York. He was part of a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protest against the coffee chain's policy of...

Succession star James Cromwell SUPERGLUES himself to counter of New York City Starbucks in protest

Succession star superglued himself to counter of New York Starbucks in PETA protest at'senseless' upcharge for vegan milk. Cromwell said coffee chain's upcharge of vegan milk was harmful for the...

Succession' star glues hand to Starbucks counter in protest - The Associated Press

Cromwell pasted his hand to a midtown Manhattan Starbucks counter. He was protesting the coffee chain's extra charge for plant-based milk. The 82-year-old Oscar nominee is known for “Babe: Pig in...

What's Going On With Starbucks Shares Today? - Benzinga

The company reported better-than-expected second-quarter sales during Tuesday’s after-hours session. Starbucks reported quarterly earnings of 59 cents per share which met the analyst consensus...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Uber, Brinker, Generac and more

Uber fell 1% in premarket trading after it reported a quarterly loss and revenue that beat estimates. Brinker International fell 10 cents shy of estimates with adjusted quarterly earnings of 92...

Starbucks will raise wages again

New York Starbucks interim CEO Howard Schultz has a message for workers interested in unionizing. If you do, you could miss out on higher wages. The coffee chain said it would raise wages back in...

Starbucks Workers Are Demanding Management Stop Acting Like Petty Dictators

Baristas at some 233 coffee shop locations have filed for union certification votes. As of this writing, thirty-one of those stores have voted to unionize. On Monday, the votes at stores in New...

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