Press Releases 2018
Starbucks presented the company’s key initiatives that will accelerate its sales and profit growth, as well as elevate the customer experience in Japan.
Within less than two months following the introduction of “Starbucks Delivers” in China, this best-in-class coffee delivery service, launched in partnership with Ele.Me, is now available across more than 1,100 stores in 17 Chinese cities, with full-service coverage in Beijing and Shanghai.
Starbucks today reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal fourth quarter and 52-week year ended September 30, 2018.
Starbucks today announced its commitment to strengthen its efforts to create pathways out of poverty for the coffee farming communities in China.
Starbucks today announced its intention to fully license Starbucks operations in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg to its longstanding strategic partner Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: ALSEA), the largest independent chain restaurant operator in Latin America.
Starbucks today announced Patrick Grismer has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer. Reporting to Kevin Johnson, Starbucks president and chief executive officer, Grismer succeeds Scott Maw, who will retire on November 30.
Starbucks Taiwan opened its first store in Asia Pacific built from recycled shipping containers. The new Starbucks is the first retailer to open a storefront in the yet-to-be opened Hualien Bay Mall, which is located in a tourist destination known for its cuisine and beautiful landscape facing the Pacific Ocean.
In response to critically low coffee prices in Central America, Starbucks announced today a commitment of up to $20 million to temporarily relieve impacted smallholder farmers with whom Starbucks does business, until the coffee market self-corrects and rises above the cost of production.