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Starbucks protests follow arrest of 2 black men in Philadelphia

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Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Starbucks, Philadelphia Settle With Two Men Arrested at Cafe

Starbucks Corp. and the city of Philadelphia Wednesday announced separate settlements with two black men whose arrest at a downtown Starbucks in April sparked protests and prompted an apology from the Seattle-based company......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 2nd, 2018

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

Two black men were arrested at Starbucks. Facing protests, CEO said what happened "was wrong."

Starbucks's chief executive unequivocally apologized Monday for what he called “reprehensible” circumstances that led to the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

What You Need to Know About the Movement to Boycott Starbucks

After the arrest of two black men, the CEO's apology is "too little, too latte" for some. After protests in Philadelphia over the weekend, the movement to boycott Starbucks is going global. Last Thursday, a Starbucks manager in Philade.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 16th, 2018

Is it OK to kick someone out of a store?

The arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks has raised the question of when can someone be asked to leave a business? Race is never a reaso.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 25th, 2018

Philadelphia police alter trespassing policy after Starbucks arrests - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comPhiladelphia police alter trespassing policy after Starbucks arrestsNBCNews.comTwo months after the arrest of two black patrons at a Philadelphia Starbucks caused national outr.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 8th, 2018

Starbucks CEO: This is just the beginning

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson tells CNN's Don Lemon he felt a deep sense of accountability to tackle racism and bias at the company after the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 30th, 2018

Watch the Starbucks anti-bias training video

After the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks sparked outrage, the company shut down about 8,000 stores for an afternoon and held an anti-bias training. This is a portion of the video played at that training......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 29th, 2018

Starbucks closes today for racial bias training... go local instead

After uproar last month over the arrest of two black men waiting for a friend in a Philadelphia Starbucks, the entire company – 8,000 U.S. stores – will close this afternoon for racial bias training. While Starbucks is certainly the most prevale.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Starbucks has had a busy May: Philadelphia response, open bathrooms, Nestlé deal, and Schultz challenging businesses to ‘rise above’

Starbucks has had a busy month so far following the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks and the release of the coffee company's second quarter results. The company will close all its stores on the afternoon of May 29 to train all o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Black men arrested at Starbucks strike a deal with city for $2

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson decided to use their arrest to do something positive for the city of Philadelphia......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 3rd, 2018

Black Men Arrested in Philadelphia Starbucks Settle for $1 Each — And a Promise

Their arrest records will also be cleared. Two black men arrested in a Starb.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 2nd, 2018

Starbucks says Philadelphia incident hasn"t hit sales

But the inappropriate arrest of two black men in a store has led to calls for a boycott and a drop in brand perception.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 27th, 2018

Starbucks Chief Vows to Learn From Philadelphia Arrests

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson promised to prevent an incident like the arrest of two black men at one of its coffee shops in Philadelphia this month from happening again......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 26th, 2018

Starbucks CEO says racial controversy hasn"t affected sales

Starbucks Corp., which has been addressing fallout over the arrest of two black men at one of its Philadelphia stores, reported sales growth Thursday that modestly exceeded Wall Street expectations during a period that preceded the outcry......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 26th, 2018

Starbucks key sales figures surpasses market expectations

Starbucks Corp., which has been addressing fallout over the arrest of two black men at one of its Philadelphia stores, reported sales growth Thursday that modestly exceeded Wall Street expectations during a period that preceded the outcry......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 26th, 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 Reputation Gets Decaffeinated

The arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks store last week went viral on social media virtually instantly and put a dent in the company's image......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks did it. Is it OK to kick you out of a store?

The arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks has raised the question of when can someone be asked to leave a business? Race is never a reaso.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 18th, 2018

Arrest of two black men at Starbucks sparks debate on race in retail

The incident at a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested while waiting for a white friend is novel in its coverage, but African Americans say this type of treatment isn't new.       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 17th, 2018