Read about Seattle coffee retail giant Starbucks, CEO Howard Schultz and developments in the coffee industry. Topics include Starbucks brands such as Via, Teavana, Verismo, Frappuccino, Cafe Misto, Pike Place Roast and Seattle's Best Coffee. Topics also include competitors such as Peets, Tully's, Caribou, Costa Express, McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts; and Starbucks' global expansion in markets such as India and China.

New Starbucks CEO aims to build company that will last a century

Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  Kevin Johnson, president and COO of Starbucks becomes the company’s CEO on April 3rd.  He is photographed in his office at the company headquarters.

Kevin Johnson says he’s not worried about Howard Schultz watching over his shoulder, and he won’t back off a social-issues agenda that ‘we believe is good for Starbucks.’

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