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Kroger responds to racial profiling incident

Kroger Co. has apologized after some of its employees racially profiled a group of teenagers by wrongfully accusing them of shoplifting. The company has also accelerated a sensitivity training program at its stores in the Dallas area. Kroger (NYSE: .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

LA Fitness workers called 911 on two black men they said didn’t pay. They had.

The incident happened days after an arrest at a Starbucks that catapulted the problem of racial profiling in commercial spaces into the national spotlight......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 20th, 2018

LA Fitness employees called 911 on two black men they said didn’t pay. They had.

The incident happened after an arrest at a Philadelphia Starbucks reignited awareness of racial profiling in commercial spaces......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 20th, 2018

Starbucks CEO wants to meet arrested black men to apologize

Starbucks chief executive Kevin Johnson hopes to meet with the two black men arrested at one of its Philadelphia cafes last week to apologize for the incident, which has sparked accusations of racial profiling at the coffee chain......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Starbucks CEO wants to meet arrested black men to apologize

Starbucks chief executive Kevin Johnson hopes to meet with the two black men arrested at one of its Philadelphia cafes last week to apologize for the incident, which has sparked accusations of racial profiling at the coffee chain......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Starbucks promises staff training after racial-profiling incident

Ina TV interview, the chain'.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Starbucks on defensive after 2 black men were arrested while waiting in Philadelphia shop

The company that has touted progressive values is faced with calls for a boycott after the arrests in what the CEO called a “reprehensible” incident. Critics have accused the store — and police — of racial profiling......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 15th, 2018

Restaurant Responds After Motivational Speaker Says He Was Kicked Out for Being Black: "Race Played Absolutely No Role"

“No racial statements were made by any 360 employees and race played absolutely no role in this incident.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 3rd, 2018

Restaurant Responds After Motivational Speaker Says He Was Kicked Out for Being Black: ‘Race Played Absolutely No Role’

“No racial statements were made by any 360 employees, and race played absolutely no role in this incident.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 3rd, 2018

Starbucks Reputation Hits 10-Year Low

New research shows that the Starbucks brand has suffered since a widely reported racial profiling incident, a difficult blow for a company well-known for its employee benefits and culture......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 31st, 2018

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident

LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 2nd, 2019

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident

LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 2nd, 2019

Starbucks CEO vows to learn from 'mistake' in racial incident

CEO Kevin Johnson said Starbucks will learn from the incident at a Philadelphia store that led to the arrest of two men. Helping to drive the strong second-quarter performance were strong China sales.       &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 26th, 2018

What Matters in Thursday’s Starbucks Earnings Report

Starbucks reports quarterly results after markets close Thursday and analysts are paying special attention to same-store sales growth and the company's response to the racial-bias incident earlier........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 26th, 2018

Starbucks May Have To Train Employees Not To Videotap Customers In Bathrooms

On the heels of ugly accusations of racial profiling by a Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) worker in Philadelphia and plans to train workers nationwide to prevent the behavior in the future, Starbucks may........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 22nd, 2018

Starbucks incident is a reminder that "liberal" companies with "woke" leaders also have racism issues

Not even the politically correct Starbucks is immune to incidents of racial bias......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2018

Howard Schultz says Starbucks manager showed her own "unconscious bias" — and possibly "racial profiling"

"In looking at the tape, you ask yourself whether or not that was racial profiling,” Schultz said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2018

Howard Schultz says Starbucks manager showed her own "unconscious bias" - and possibly "racial profiling"

"In looking at the tape, you ask yourself whether or not that was racial profiling," Schultz said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2018

The history of the lunch counter sit-in

On April 12, two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia for attempting to use the bathroom. The concept of racial profiling dates back decades, and it’s prevalent throughout U.S. history......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

Stephon Clark Lay Dying for 5 Minutes Before Sacramento Police Helped, Body Cam Video Reveals

"We should honor his memory by confronting California's painful legacy of racial profiling and police brutality," said Representative Barbara Lee......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

Starbucks just the latest accused of racial profiling at retail

The recent arrest of two black men who were sitting in a Starbucks in Philadelphia is just the latest example of racial profiling that persons of color can face at retail.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 15th, 2018