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A new program aims to help small businesses recover

David Brancaccio speaks with Efrem Fesaha and Jasmine Star about the new BackTo.Biz program funded by Howard Schultz.
Small businesses have been required to pivot during the pandemic in order to survive. The BackTo.Biz program helps small business owners do just that.
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CEOs call on Washington to help small businesses

Aug 4, 2020
Over 100 current and former corporate leaders sign a letter urging Congress to provide more relief to a huge sector that includes many of their suppliers and customers.
A shuttered small business in Brooklyn. Large corporations want small businesses to be kept afloat because the two sectors are interdependent.
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Starbucks wants to avoid national political campaigns. Can it?

Jan 29, 2019
Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks CEO, has been dominating the 2020 presidential chatter for a few days now. And while the spotlight’s focused on whether Schultz will run as an independent candidate, it’s also casting a big shadow on his former company. In an email, Starbucks’ current CEO Kevin Johnson told employees the company doesn’t […]

What’s next for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz?

Dec 2, 2016
He’ll focus on the company’s fancy coffee pursuits.
Howard Schultz drinks a cup of coffee at the first Starbucks store in Chongqing, China back in 2006. 
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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz steps down

Dec 1, 2016
The coffee magnate will stay at Starbucks and focus on bigger-picture initiatives.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks during during the Starbucks Annual Shareholders Meeting on March 23, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. 

 
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Starbucks CEO is 'bullish' on China despite stock turmoil

Jan 12, 2016
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz explains why he's investing in baristas in China.

Starbucks CEO co-authors book on valuing veterans

Nov 3, 2014
Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran discuss the importance of hiring veterans.

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4 ways Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz puts employees 1st

Jul 25, 2014
Schultz believes in ensuring his company's success with consumers and employees.

Starbucks switches message on open carry guns in stores

Sep 18, 2013
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz urged customers not to bring guns into his coffee chain's stores.
Starbucks doesn't want to be just coffee anymore.
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Starbucks aims for job creation with new program

Nov 24, 2011
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses how the coffee company is going to tackle the U.S. jobs problem by helping finance microloans to American small businesses.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at an event in New York City.
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