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Starbucks promises staff training after racial-profiling incident

Ina TV interview, the chain'.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 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 closing 8,000 cafes for racial-bias training

Starbucks will close all 8,000 of its company-owned stores for several hours May 29 so its staff of 175,000 nationwide can undergo racial-bias education. The announcement comes days after the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks spurred.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Following arrests at Starbucks in Center City, company closing 8,000 cafes for training

Starbucks announced Tuesday it is closing all 8,000 of its company-owned stores for a day in late May so its staff of 175,000 nationwide can undergo racial-bias education. The announcement comes days after the arrests of two black men in a Center .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 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 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

Starbucks "Racial Bias Training" Day Is a Valuable Lesson About What Is Wrong With Corporate Boards. 

A reactive approach to diversity is a clear sign that changes must be made......»»

Category: topSource: inc18 hr. 24 min. ago

Starbucks is closing all stores nationwide for racial bias training — and baristas say the problem runs deeper than many customers realize (SBUX)

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth On April 12, a Starbucks manager called the police to arrest two black men at a Philadelphia location. In response to protests, the coffee chain will hold an "implicit racial bias training" on May 2.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

Starbucks’ Vague Policies on Nonpaying Customers Make Stores Friendlier – for Some

Balancing sales with community leaves a wide lane for bias. Starbucks spends little time training staff on how to handle visitors who don't buy anything, which may have contrib.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 22nd, 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

When Are Starbucks Stores Closing for Racial Bias Training?

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Category: topSource: investorplaceApr 19th, 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

Starbucks drops to lowest consumer-perception level since November 2015

It will close 8,000 U.S. stores for the afternoon on May 29 for racial-bias training after two black men were forcibly removed from a store in Philadelphia......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks is closing all locations for "racial-bias education" — and it is going to cost the company millions of dollars (SBUX)

Getty Images/Zhang Peng Starbucks is closing all locations nationwide for the afternoon of May 29 for "racial-bias education" training. Rough .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 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

Starbucks drops to lowest consumer perception level since November 2015

It will close 8,000 U.S. stores on May 29 for racial-bias training after two black men were forcibly removed from a store......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Here’s how much it may cost Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for an afternoon

When Starbucks shuts its doors for an afternoon next month for an employee training on racial bias, it will have been a decade, three months and three days since the last time Starbucks took such an action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 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

Starbucks Racial Bias Training: What Will Coffee Chain Teach Its Baristas?

The initiative is a response to a viral video that showed two black men being arrested in the cafe......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018