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Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores for racial bias training

7 monthes ago   |   By KCRA

Nearly 175,000 workers will receive racial-bias education training this year, Starbucks officials said Tuesday.
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Starbucks Is Closing Thousands of Stores for Racial Bias Training. Here's How Much Money It Could Lose

Starbucks Is Closing Thousands of Stores for Racial Bias Training. Here's How Much Money It Could Lose

7 monthes ago   |   By Time

Starbucks is closing over 8,000 company-owned stores for racial bias training during an afternoon in May, the company announced Tuesday.
The news comes as the Seattle, Wash.-based firm is being criticized after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store after asking to use the restroom without making a purchase. The incident has led to protests and boycotts nationwide, while the manager involved in the situation has since left Starbucks' Philadelphia location where the arrest took place.
“Closing our stores for racial bias training is just one step in a journey that...
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Starbucks to temporarily shut 8,000-plus cafes for bias training

7 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Business

The company, under scrutiny following arrests in Philadelphia, plans to shutter the cafes for an afternoon next month.
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Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial-bias training

Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial-bias training

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Starbucks announced Tuesday that it plans to close more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon next month to conduct racial-bias training. The announcement comes days after two innocent black men were arrested in a Philly store for refusing to leave while waiting for their friend - an incident that was captured in a now-viral video...
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