Starbucks is taking the next step towards evolving the digital customer experience by launching voice ordering capabilities within the Starbucks mobile iOS app and the popular Amazon Alexa platform.
Q1 financial 2017 highlights: Comparable store sales up 6% in China; up 3% globally and in the U.S. and Americas; consolidated net revenues rise 7% to record $5.7 billion and card loads in U.S./Canada jump 15% to record $2.1 billion.
With major gifts from The Starbucks Foundation, Schultz Family Foundation and Microsoft, more than 50 local businesses and organizations respond to the crisis of children living outside and call for urgent action to expand capacity and resources.
Starbucks plans to release its first quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 26, 2017, with a conference call to follow at 2:00 p.m. PT.
Kevin Johnson to become chief executive officer and assume full responsibility for Starbucks global business and operations; Howard Schultz to become executive chairman and focus on retail innovation and accelerating growth of Starbucks ultra-premium retail formats.
Starbucks plans to release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 financial results after the market close on Thursday, November 3, 2016, with a conference call to follow at 2:00 p.m. PT.
The country's largest employer-led coalition achieves goal of hiring 100,000 youth two years ahead of schedule; Aligns with rest of sector to help one million young people in the next five years.
Q3 financial 2016 highlights: Starbucks Rewards active membership up 18% year-over-year; now over 12 million active members in the U.S. and Canada, Channel Development revenues increase 9%, and operating income jumps 31%.