January 13, 2016 Coffee & Company

UPDATE: Starbucks Statement on Attack in Jakarta, Indonesia

We convey our deepest sympathies to the families who lost loved ones in the Jakarta attack. Starbucks condemns the violence and commends the resiliency of the Indonesian people.  

We would like to recognize our Starbucks Skyline store partners (employees) in Jakarta for their bravery and are extremely thankful that our 10 partners were uninjured. We are also hopeful that a heroic security guard and four customers who are injured will have speedy recoveries. 

While the Skyline store will remain closed for repairs in the short-term, all other Starbucks stores across Indonesia opened on time Friday and are continuing to operate according to normal schedules.

Starbucks would also like to extend our deepest gratitude to the Jakarta police and other first responders for their professionalism and heroism. We will continue to work closely with local authorities and respect their request to defer to them regarding any additional insight or further updates on what transpired.

We remain vigilant and resolute in taking the steps necessary to provide a safe and secure place at our stores worldwide.

(Updated 11:09 PM PT 1/16/2016)


Updated Starbucks Statement on Attack in Jakarta, Indonesia

We are deeply saddened by the senseless act that has taken place in Jakarta; our hearts are with the people of Indonesia. Amidst the attack in Jakarta, initial reports are that an explosion took place close to our store in the Skyline building. One customer sustained injuries; our partners (employees) are all confirmed to be safe. While this store will remain closed, based on the stabilization of the situation being conveyed by local authorities, we will open all other stores in Jakarta and across Indonesia tomorrow (January 15, local time). We will continue to work closely with local authorities and look to them to provide further updates on what transpired as they learn of these details.

(Updated 8:55AM PT 1/14/16)


Updated Starbucks Statement on Attack in Jakarta, Indonesia

We are deeply saddened by the senseless act that has taken place in Jakarta; our hearts are with the people of Indonesia. Amidst the attack in Jakarta, initial reports are that an explosion took place close to our store in the Skyline building. One customer sustained injuries; our partners (employees) are all confirmed to be safe. While this store will remain closed, based on the stabilization of the situation being conveyed by local authorities, we will open all other stores in Jakarta and across Indonesia tomorrow (January 15, local time). We are continuing to monitor this situation closely, and will provide additional information as it becomes available.

(Updated 3:55AM PT 1/14/16)


Starbucks Statement on Attacks in Jakarta, Indonesia

We are deeply saddened by the senseless acts that have taken place in Jakarta today; our hearts are with the people of Indonesia. Amidst reports of attacks targeting police posts throughout central Jakarta, initial reports are that an explosion took place close to our store in the Skyline building near one of these police posts. One customer sustained injuries and was treated on the scene; our partners (employees) are all confirmed to be safe. This store and all other Starbucks stores in Jakarta will remain closed, out of an abundance of caution, until further notice. We are monitoring this situation closely, and will provide additional information as it becomes available.

(Posted 10:23PM PT 1/13/16)


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