Articles by Howard Schultz
Same-Sex Marriage Debate in the U.S. Enters New Phase With Involvement of Supreme Court
March 26 2013 1:27 PM
The same-sex marriage debate in the U.S. continues to heat up and will be a level higher with the Supreme Court hearing arguments on Tuesday on the challenge to California's ban on gay marriages and Proposition 8 raised by lesbian couple Kris Perry and Sandy Stier.
Starbucks Reported Strong Quarter Profits
January 29 2013 1:57 PM
Starbucks Corp. reported a 13 percent jump in profits in its first fiscal quarter which was driven by high-end sales in the US and China, where other cafes have suffered losses lately. The results matched the expectations of analysts who predicted similar high rise profits.
Starbucks Introduces “Verismo” Brewer for $199
September 24 2012 7:16 AM
Starbucks Corp. has introduced its new single-serve brewer Verismo, which will be sold online this weekend for $199. The Starbucks Corp.
Starbucks-Square Alliance Worth $25M
August 10 2012 12:57 PM
Square, the mobile payments start-up, would create an alliance with the Starbucks Coffee Company. The partnership will enable mobile payments at the company's 7000 U.S. stores. Starbucks will invest $25 million as a part of Square's Series D financing round. Moreover Howard Schultz, the Starbucks' CEO, will join Square's board of directors.
Starbucks Enters the Energy Drink Market
March 23 2012 3:13 PM
Starbucks is about to bump heads into the Red Bull. Yes, Starbucks is eager to dip its influential, if not omnipresent coffee mug now into the $8 billion energy drink category. Starbucks, the world's largest coffee chain announced at its annual meeting in Seattle that it plans to roll out in April a new line of "natural" energy drinks, Starbucks Refreshers, to be sold at grocers, convenience stores and Starbucks stores.