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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

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

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

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

Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter Says He Shouldn’t Have Resigned Over That Racial Slur After All

Schnatter says the board didn't properly investigate the N-word incident. Since Papa John’s founder John Schnatter resigned as chairman, in the .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2018

Papa John"s founder apologizes for using racial slur

Papa John's founder John Schnatter admitted to using the N-word during a May conference call and apologized for the comments after Forbes magazine detailed the incident in an article Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2018

Papa John’s founder apologizes for using racial slur, shares sink

Forbes reported that the incident occurred during a call between John Schnatter, other Papa John’s executives and the marketing agency Laundry Service......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 11th, 2018

Man Dubbed ‘Pool Patrol Paul’ Asked Black Woman for ID At Neighborhood Pool

His attorney understands why people would perceive it as racial profiling but says that's not the case and now he's facing an unfair backlash......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 6th, 2018

Starbucks advisers say the company needs to do more to end racial bias

Starbucks needs to do much more to eliminate racial bias from its stores, according to a report, published Monday, that urges the company to conduct comprehensive civil rights and consumer profiling audits......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 2nd, 2018

Bahama Breeze accused of racial profiling after manager calls cops to supervise bill payment - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBahama Breeze accused of racial profiling after manager calls cops to supervise bill paymentNew York Daily NewsMembers .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 21st, 2018

Restaurant Manager Accused of Racially Profiling Black Sorority Fired

“Police were standing there to make sure everyone paid, which we felt was racial profiling.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 21st, 2018

Starbucks says racial bias incident delayed its marketing push, hurt same-store sales - MarketWatch

CBS NewsStarbucks says racial bias incident delayed its marketing push, hurt same-store salesMarketWatchShares are down 8.7% in Wednesday trading as the retai.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 20th, 2018

The Ratings Game: Starbucks says racial bias incident delayed its marketing push, hurt same-store sales

Same-store sales took a hit after the racial bias incident in a Philadelphia Starbucks, according to company executives......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

Accused of racial profiling, Lowe"s ends policy of checking customers" receipts as they leave

A Lowe’s customer said the company's receipt-checking policy harassed certain customers. Now the company has stopped the practice nationwide......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 14th, 2018

Accused of racial profiling, Lowe"s ends policy of checking customers" receipts as they leave

The home improvement warehouse chain's receipt-checking policy allegedly led to harassment of certain customers, so Lowe's has stopped the practice nationwide......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 14th, 2018