Following a backlash of criticism, CEO Howard Schultz announced Sunday that baristas will stop writing 'Race Together' on customers’ coffee cups.
Starbucks baristas nationwide will write 'Race Together' on customers' cups and then engage those customers in dialogues about race relations in America. Is this good marketing or effective social change from Starbucks?
Starbucks, the king of the coffee mainstream, is aiming for an upscale clientele with a new specialty coffee delivery service.
The coffee conglomerate is expanding its vegan menu with coconut milk. Does this reflect a real cultural shift?
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