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Starbucks promises staff training after racial-profiling incident

Ina TV interview, the chain'.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Starbucks Urged to Pay for Police Training, Change Hiring Practices

Starbucks should audit its stores for prejudice against customers, review the racial diversity of its staff and help pay for antibias training for local police, according to a report compiled by outside experts advising the coffee chain......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 3rd, 2018

"Uncomfortable" Starbucks Employees Respond To Becoming "World"s Biggest Public Toilet"

Starbucks employees are bristling after being forced to sit through an entire day of training on racial bias on Tuesday, following an April incident in which a Philadelphia manager called t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 1st, 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

"Natural hair" and whether other races visit you at home: Here"s what Starbucks asked staff on its racial bias training day (SBUX)

Matt Slocum / AP Images Starbucks shut 8,000 US stores on T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 30th, 2018

Starbucks closes 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp appealed to customers for forgiveness in a controversy over racial profiling on Tuesday, saying its behavior toward two black men last month had been reprehensible as it closed 8,000 U.S. stores for anti-bias training......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

Starbucks shuts 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp appealed to customers for forgiveness in a row over racial profiling on Tuesday, saying its behavior toward two black American customers last month had been reprehensible as it closed 8,000 stores for anti-bias training......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 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 Urged to Pay for Police Training, Change Hiring Practices - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalStarbucks Urged to Pay for Police Training, Change Hiring PracticesWall Street JournalStarbucks Corp. SBUX 0.43% should audit its stores for prejudice against customers, review the racial diversity of its.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 3rd, 2018

NAACP to Starbucks: Don't let up on weeding out racial bias - USA TODAY

USA TODAYNAACP to Starbucks: Don't let up on weeding out racial biasUSA TODAYStarbucks will need significantly more than an afternoon of training to weed out racial bias among its 175,000 employees, the NAACP Legal .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 2nd, 2018

Starbucks advisors call on coffee giant to revamp its hiring, training and promotion procedures - CNBC

CNBCStarbucks advisors call on coffee giant to revamp its hiring, training and promotion proceduresCNBCStarbucks will need significantly more than an afternoon of training to weed out racial bias among its 175,.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 2nd, 2018

Starbucks’ ‘full-scale racial equity overhaul’ will take more than an afternoon, outside review says

In May, the coffeehouse chain closed 8,000 stores across the nation for diversity training after backlash over the arrests of two black men who were sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 2nd, 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

Starbucks"s "full-scale racial equity overhaul" will take more than an afternoon, outside review says

Starbucks closed stores for racial-bias training. This report outlines how the company can follow through......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 2nd, 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