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Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz (born July 19, 1953) is an American businessman, and entrepreneur best known as the chairman and CEO of Starbucks and a former owner of the Seattle SuperSonics. Schultz co-founded Maveron, an investment group, in 1998 with Dan Levitan.

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Starbucks CEO Defends $2.76bn Kraft Split As Strategically Right Decision

By IBTimes UK

Starbucks to issue $750m additional debt to assist with the payment. (Nov 15)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, NEW YORK, SETTLEMENT

Starbucks Profit Soars by 25% despite Extra UK Tax Payments

By IBTimes UK

Starbucks is making progress in reforming UK business to regain profitability in the country. (Jul 26, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, CALIFORNIA

Cash brews robust U.S. craft coffee market

By Reuters

For exotic coffee connoisseurs like Geoff Watts, the search for the perfect bean isn't the solitary quest it once was. (Jun 02, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, TWITTER, NEW YORK, INVESTMENT, LOS ANGELES

Starbucks veteran Michelle Gass leaving for Kohl's

By Reuters

Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> executive Michelle Gass, who was instrumental in the world's biggest coffee chain's post-recession U.S. turnaround, is leaving after more than 16 years to become chief customer officer at retailer Kohl's Corp <KSS. (May 23, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS, LOS ANGELES

Kohl's names Starbucks' Gass chief customer officer

By Reuters

Kohl's Corp <KSS.N> said on Wednesday that Michelle Gass, who was instrumental in Starbucks Corp's <SBUX.O> U.S. turnaround several years ago, will join the department store in the new position of chief customer officer. (May 22, 2013)

Same-Sex Marriage Debate in the U.S. Enters New Phase With Involvement of Supreme Court

By IBTimes AU

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. (Mar 26, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: HILLARY CLINTON, CALIFORNIA, COURT, SUPREME COURT

Starbucks shareholders reject political giving ban

By Reuters

Starbucks Corp investors on Wednesday rejected a shareholder proposal to prohibit the world's biggest coffee chain from making political contributions or forming a political action committee. (Mar 21, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, LOS ANGELES

Starbucks shareholders to vote on political giving ban

By Reuters UK

Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> investors are scheduled to vote later on Wednesday on a proposal to reverse its current policy of allowing political contributions - an idea that is opposed by the world's biggest coffee chain. (Mar 21, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

Starbucks buys first coffee farm, will research devastating leaf rust

By Reuters

Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O>, the world's biggest coffee chain, said on Tuesday that it bought its first coffee farm, where it will research the leaf rust that is devastating Central American crops as well as harvest its own beans. (Mar 20, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: MEXICO, CLIMATE CHANGE, NEW YORK, INVESTMENT

Starbucks shareholders to vote on political spending ban

By Reuters

Starbucks <SBUX.O> Chief Executive Howard Schultz jumped into the political arena two years ago, organizing a hundred of his fellow CEOs in a pledge to forswear campaign contributions till Washington came up with a plan to fix the nation's debt. (Mar 16, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA