Tag Archives: Howard Schultz

Why Starbucks, Apple and Google are unionizing now for the first time

For decades, union membership has been on the decline. Yet in the last few months, workers have been organizing at a pace this country hasn’t seen since the Great Depression. Amazon has captured headlines for union drives at its warehouses, including a successful effort on New York’s Staten Island. But …

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Starbucks criticizes Biden’s visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post | Getty Images Starbucks is asking the White House for a meeting after President Joe Biden met with an organizer who is …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, May 4

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to rise ahead of Fed decision, after weaker ADP data Traders on the floor of the NYSE, May 3, 2022. Source: NYSE U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher …

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Uber, Brinker, Generac and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Uber (UBER) – Uber fell 1% in premarket trading after it reported a quarterly loss and revenue that beat estimates. Uber saw ride volumes increase during the quarter while food deliveries also continued to grow. Brinker International (EAT) – The parent …

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Starbucks to hike wages, double training for workers amid union push

A Starbucks barista fulfills an order in a South Philadelphia store. Mark Makela | Reuters Starbucks said it will hike wages for tenured workers and double training for new employees as the company and its CEO, Howard Schultz, seek to beat back the union push from its baristas. However, the …

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Starbucks (SBUX) Q2 2022 earnings

A pedestrian carries a Starbucks branded cup in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Starbucks Corp. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Starbucks on Tuesday reported quarterly revenue that topped analysts’ expectations as U.S. sales growth offset sharp declines in China. Shares rose 2.3% on …

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Starbucks’ union battle pushes Wall Street away

Members react during Starbucks union vote in Buffalo, New York, U.S., December 9, 2021. Lindsay DeDario | Reuters When Starbucks announced Howard Schultz would return to the company as interim CEO, investors cheered. His first tenure as chief executive turned the company into a global brand and his second, years …

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Starbucks is reportedly weighing better benefits for nonunion workers

Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Seattle, Washington on March 22, 2017. Jason Redmond | AFP | Getty Images Starbucks’ campaign to dissuade baristas from unionizing could include extending new benefits exclusively to nonunion workers, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The …

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has history of opposing unions

A pro-union poster is seen on a lamp pole outside Starbucks’ Broadway and Denny location in Seattle’s Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on March 22, 2022. Toby Scott | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Howard Schultz’s first week back at the helm of Starbucks ended with seven more company-owned …

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Starbucks stock falls as CEO Howard Schultz suspends share buybacks

Howard Schultz, Chairman of Starbucks at the grand opening of the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai, China on Dec. 5th, 2017. Justin Solomon | CNBC Howard Schultz’s first day back at the helm of Starbucks kicked off with an announcement that the coffee chain is suspending stock buybacks to invest …

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