Starbucks, Citing Ocean Threat, Is Ditching Plastic StrawsStarbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans.
Starbucks To Close Over 8,000 Stores For Anti-Bias TrainingStarbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.
Drug Use Leads Some Colorado Businesses To Close Bathroom DoorsFor the homeless and drug users in Denver, business doors are often shut out of fear the restrooms will be used by drug users to inject drugs.
Starbucks Will Close 8,000 US Stores On May 29 For Racial-Bias TrainingThe announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week.
NAACP Calls For Starbucks Manager To Be Fired After Controversial ArrestsThe arrest, which was captured on video that has since gone viral, sparked accusations of discrimination and racial profiling.
Starbucks Baristas Getting Paid Sick Leave, Parental Leave, Stock BonusesIn addition, Starbucks is boosting hourly and salaried employees' pay starting in April.
Starbucks Employee Helps Track Down Sex Crimes SuspectAfter an intense surveillance operation that involved Starbucks employees and a former alleged victim, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they believe made unlawful sexual contact with teenage females.
Lawsuit: Woman Burned, Dog Dies From Starbucks Too-Hot TeaThe lawsuit alleges that her dog also burned and died shortly after being treated at an animal hospital.
Starbucks Closes All Teavana StoresStarbucks is closing all its Teavana stores, including four in Colorado.
Woman Accused Of Stealing, Re-Selling MerchandiseA Boulder woman has been arrested, accused of stealing and re-selling $176,000 of merchandise from her employers.
Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Refugees Over Next 5 YearsStarbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations.