• Starbucks To Close 8,000 Stores For Employee Racial-Bias Training

    5 monthes 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 Closing 8,000 Stores For An Afternoon, For Racial Bias Education

    Starbucks Closing 8,000 Stores For An Afternoon, For Racial Bias Education

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    Over the weekend, two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, where they were quietly waiting to meet someone. Starbucks has apologized and has now announced a training on May 29.
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  • Goldman's drop despite strong earnings signals search for new market leadership - Jeff Tomasulo

    5 monthes 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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  • Starbucks Will Close 8,000 U.S. Stores For Half A Day To Give Employees Racial-Bias Training

    5 monthes 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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  • Starbucks to Shut Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Training After Arrests

    5 monthes 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 will close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias training

    5 monthes ago - By NBC News

    The announcement comes after the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia store.
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  • Starbucks Is Closing 8,000 Stores for Racial Bias Training After the Arrest of 2 Black Men

    5 monthes ago - By Time

    Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores for one afternoon next month to hold racial bias trainings after two black men were arrested while waiting at a Philadelphia location, an incident that has prompted protests and calls to boycott the coffee giant.
    More than 8,000 company-owned stores will close on the afternoon of May 29 to provide the training to nearly 175,000 employees, the company said in a press release on Tuesday. The training will “address implicit bias, promote conscious inclusion, prevent discrimination and ensure everyone inside a Starbucks store feels safe and welcome,”...
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  • Starbucks Is Closing Thousands of Stores for Racial Bias Training. Here's How Much Money It Could Lose

    5 monthes ago - By Time

    Starbucks is closing over 8,000 company-owned stores for racial bias training during an afternoon in May, the company announced Tuesday.
    The news comes as the Seattle, Wash.-based firm is being criticized after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store after asking to use the restroom without making a purchase. The incident has led to protests and boycotts nationwide, while the manager involved in the situation has since left Starbucks' Philadelphia location where the arrest took place.
    “Closing our stores for racial bias training is just one step in a journey that...
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  • Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores on May 29 for employee racial-bias education

    5 monthes ago - By The Morning Call

    S tarbucks has announced plans to close all U.S. stores and corporate offices on the afternoon of May 29 for racial bias training for employees after the arrest last week of two black men waiting at one of the company's Philadelphia stores. The training is designed to address implicit bias, promote...
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  • Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

    5 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    NEW YORK - Starbucks, trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for its nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement Tuesday comes after the arrests sparked protests and calls for a boycott on social media. Starbucks says the stores and corporate offices will be closed on the afternoon of May 29.
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  • Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial-bias training

    Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial-bias training

    5 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Starbucks announced Tuesday that it plans to close more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon next month to conduct racial-bias training. The announcement comes days after two innocent black men were arrested in a Philly store for refusing to leave while waiting for their friend - an incident that was captured in a now-viral video...
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