Starbucks breaks ground for new store in Birmingham to support local economic development in Alabama

Starbucks breaks ground for new store in Birmingham to support local economic development in Alabama   Seattle, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Starbucks initiative to support local economic development in lower income communities expanded today (January 11) with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new store in Birmingham, Alabama. The event, attended by Birmingham Mayor William […]

Starbucks opens its first store in Englewood in the South Side of Chicago

Starbucks opens its first store in Englewood in the South Side of Chicago   CHICAGO, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (September 28, 2016) opened its first store in Englewood in the South Side of Chicago at 63rd and Halsted. The store is part of Starbucks nationwide initiative to support local economic […]

Starbucks unveiled its first store in Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON, MO, 2016-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today unveiled its first store in Ferguson, Missouri as part of a national plan to provide local jobs, create training opportunities for youth, and support efforts to rebuild and revitalize communities.  Starbucks plans to open similar stores in at least 15 low- to medium-income communities […]

Starbucks coming soon to Ferguson

SEATTLE, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Rodney Hines and Rebecca Chamberlin sat down to discuss the qualities they were looking for to fill a particular Starbucks store manager role, there were some givens. The position requires leadership qualities, business skills and a customer-first attitude in all instances. The store manager they were searching […]

Starbucks plans to build store in Ferguson: will also create partnerships with local women- and minority-owned businesses

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks chairman and ceo Howard Schultz traveled to St. Louis, Missouri earlier this year for the fourth in a series of partner forums on race, he embarked a low-profile side trip to nearby Ferguson. The city continued to show signs from the rioting and confrontations between police […]