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Five years ago, Starbucks and the National Institute for Elderly People became strategic allies to ensure labor inclusion for senior citizens by creating opportunities that improve their quality of life and well-being.
More than 75 community and civic leaders from across Birmingham came together today to mark the opening of Starbucks new Community Store in Ensley. Dedicated to supporting local jobs and economic development, this new Starbucks location is the company’s first Community Store in Alabama and 11th nationwide.
Starbucks will open its first Signing Store in the U.S. in Washington, D.C. this October, building upon ongoing efforts to connect with the diverse communities it serves.
Starbucks announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company operated and licensed stores by making a strawless lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world.
Q1 financial 2018 highlights: Net Revenues Up 6% to a Record $6 Billion; Global and U.S. Comp Store Sales Up 2%; China Net Revenues Up 30%; and Company Adds 1.4 Million Active Starbucks Rewards Members in the U.S. to 14.2 Million.
Starbucks will offer a series of new benefits, including paid sick time for retail partners, paid parental leave expanded to non-birth parents, a wage increase and more. These offerings will total more than $250 million for more than 150,000 partners.
Launched in 2002, the Corporate Equality Index gauges which Fortune 500 companies are making LGBTQ-inclusivity part of their workplace policies.
Starbucks and the Seattle Seahawks are teaming up for the fifth season to offer something special for the “Legion of Brew” – Seahawks fans who are also Starbucks customers – including limited-edition gift cards and cup sleeves.