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11 months ago
The First Starbucks opened in Seatle.
Howard Schultz joins Starbucks as Director of Retail Operation.
Schultz convinces the founders of Starbucks to test a coffeehouse concept in downtown Seattle.
Starbucks offered full health benefits to all employees, full time and part time.
Starbucks expands headquarters in Seattle, had 84 total stores.
Opens first Airport Starbucks Store.
Opens first Drive through Starbucks location.
Starbucks Starts selling blended beverages.
Opened a store in the Philippines. 1,412 Total Stores
Starts having stores inside of Groccery stores.
Acquires Tazo Tea.
Opens stores in: Australia, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. 3,501 Total Stores
Launches WiFi in stores. 5,886 Total Stores
Eliminates all Artificial Transfat.
Howard Schultz Returns as CEO, and Begins Transformation of company. Creates New Mission Statement. 16,680 Total Stores.
Launches My Starbucks Rewards® loyalty program and Starbucks Card mobile payment.
40th Anniversary of the company.
22,519 Total Stores.
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