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  • Dec 2- Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz's decision to step down is unlikely to disrupt growth at the world's biggest coffee chain as his successor Kevin Johnson is well suited to take the helm, analysts said. Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that Schultz would step down as CEO on April 3 to focus on new high-end coffee shops, handing the top job to Chief...

  • Need to see Kevin Johnson assert himself at Starbucks: Hottovy

    Discussing Howard Schultz's decision to step down as Starbucks CEO in April, with R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar global director of consumer equity research.

  • *NSE CEO quits with immediate effect; stuns investors. MUMBAI, Dec 2- India's National Stock Exchange stunned investors on Friday when its chief executive Chitra Ramkrishna quit for "personal reasons", only weeks before the country's biggest bourse is due to kick off its own initial public offering. The exchange appointed a new chairman, Ashok Chawla, a former head...

  • Schultz on political ambitions: Starbucks is my focus

    Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz answers questions on his political ambitions once he has stepped down as CEO of the coffee company.

  • Schultz: No misunderstanding that Johnson will be 'comprehensively all in'

    Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson discuss the transition of power between the two at the coffee company.

  • Schultz: Starbucks brand not at odds with Trump

    Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz discusses the Starbucks ethos and the incoming Trump administration.

  • Schultz: No brand has accomplished what we have in China

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz about his strategies for higher-end retail stores as well as the company's plans for China.

  • Johnson: We have ambitious five-year strategic plan

    Starbucks incoming CEO Kevin Johnson answers questions from CNBC's Jim Cramer and Andrew Ross Sorkin about the coffee company's plans and challenges of the job.

  • Schultz: This is a great time to own SBUX

    Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson answers questions from CNBC's Jim Cramer about why investors should still buy the stock even without Schultz at the helm.

  • Schultz: Completely different situation than 2008

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz about the last time that Schultz stepped down as CEO of the company before coming back to the role.

  • Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz.

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson about the decision to switch up the leadership of the coffee giant.

  • Howard Schultz of Starbucks on CNBC's Squawk Box, December 2, 2016.

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson in Seattle about the decision to switch up the leadership of the coffee giant, their strategic plans and social and political goals.

  • *NSE CEO quits with immediate effect. *NSE cites "personal reasons" for departure. MUMBAI, Dec 2- India's National Stock Exchange said on Friday its chief executive Chitra Ramkrishna has quit for "personal reasons", only weeks before the country's biggest bourse is due to kick off its own initial public offering.

  • Howard Schultz 'not going anywhere': Sonnenfeld

    Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Bill Smead, Smead Capital Management, discuss the news that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is stepping down from the position but will remain in the company to focus on higher-end stores.

  • 'The end of an era' for Starbucks without Schulz: Mohr

    Jack Mohr, TheStreet.com, discusses the news that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz will be stepping down from the role in April 2017.

  • Dec 1- Fruit of the Loom, a Berkshire Hathaway Inc unit, said it named Melissa Burgess-Taylor as the chief executive officer and chairman, following the death of Rick Medlin. Medlin, who had held the top post at the apparel company since 2010, died on Sunday of natural causes, the company said. "Rick lived and breathed Fruit of the Loom, and he was an inspirational leader...

  • Dec 1- Starbucks Corp co-founder Howard Schultz will step down as chief executive to focus on new high-end coffee shops, handing the top job to Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson, a long-time technology executive. "Having him step down as CEO raised the anxiety level," said Stephens analyst Will Slabaugh, who said that Schultz is the heart and soul of the brand,...

  • Dec 1- Starbucks Corp on Thursday said Howard Schultz will step down as chief executive to focus on its high-end coffee shops as Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson takes over as CEO. Starbucks shares were down 3.9 percent at $56.25 in after-market trading on Thursday. Schultz has been the shareholders' darling at the Seattle- based company.

  • Cramer on Schultz: Sad to see Howard not CEO

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his reaction to news of Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz stepping down.

  • Dec 1- Starbucks Corp said Howard Schultz will be stepping aside as chief executive officer of the company, to focus on its high-end coffee shops as executive chairman. Kevin Johnson, chief operating officer at Starbucks, will take over as chief executive of the company on April 3, 2017, Starbucks said in a statement. "Howard Schultz... will shift his focus to...