Update: Starbucks 'Racist' Name On Order Found To Be Honest MistakeAfter a corporate investigation, the Starbucks employee accused of writing a racist name on an order has been found to have made an "honest mistake."
Veteran Claims Starbucks Barista Wrote Racist Name On OrderA local Air Force veteran went into Starbucks recently for hot chocolate with his daughter and left insulted after he said the barista changed the name on his order based on his appearance.
First American Sign Language Starbucks Opens In Washington, DCStarbucks chose a block of H Street Northeast for its inaugural ASL store because of its proximity to Gallaudet University, the world's only liberal arts university for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Starbucks Will Start Paying Employees To Volunteer 20 Hours A WeekStarbucks is paying employees to give back.
Starbucks To Open Sign Language StoreAmerican coffee megachain Starbucks has announced it's planning to open a branch where every employee is proficient in American Sign Language.
People With Disabilities Speak Out Against Plastic Straw BansThe bans are meant to be a proactive step in easing the burden that plastic waste has on our environment. But they also may make life more complicated for people in the disabled community who rely on these tools.
Starbucks Is Eliminating Plastic Straws From All StoresStarbucks is going strawless.
Starbucks Gets Serious With Its New Strawberry FrappuccinoFirst there was the Unicorn Frappuccino, then it was the Dragon Frappuccino, and now it's time for the Serious Strawberry Frappuccino.
Howard Schultz's Open Letter To Starbucks Customers: 'The Situation Was Reprehensible'Starbucks is renewing its pledge to be an "inclusive gathering place for all," Howard Schultz said in an open letter to customers Tuesday.
Reminder: Starbucks Closing All Company-Owned Stores TuesdayStarbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking in an effort to restore its tarnished diversity-friendly image.
Starbucks Serves Latino Customer Coffee With ‘Beaner’ Written On The SideNearly two weeks ahead of their day of nationwide racial bias training, coffee chain Starbucks is facing new accusations of racism after a Latino customer discovered a racial slur written on his coffee order.
Starbucks' Chairman: Our Bathrooms Are Open To Anyone Who Needs ThemStarbucks bathrooms are now open to anyone who wants to use them, whether they're a paying customer or not, Chairman Howard Schultz said Thursday.
Starbucks Will Close 8,000 US Stores May 29 For Racial-Bias TrainingStarbucks says it will close its 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States on May 29 to educate employees about racial bias.
Family Sues Starbucks After 2-Year-Old's Drink Allegedly Contains Barista's BloodA Redlands family is suing Starbucks after a 2-year-old girl apparently drank a beverage that contained a barista’s blood.
Restaurant Says Starbucks' Exclusive Sales Clause Is Causing It To Lose BusinessA David vs. Goliath showdown is unfolding in Sacramento County. A local mom and pop shop says it's losing business after a nearby Starbucks banned it from serving certain items to go.