"I am so respectful of the Italian coffee heritage and I think over the years we got to the point that we are now ready to come."
MILAN— Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's vision for the chain was largely inspired by the coffee bars he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. "I didn't think we were ready to come to Italy," Schultz told The Associated Press in an interview Monday. "I think Italy is such a special place.
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The risk for companies is that employees, shareholders and customers could punish them more for their silence, Politico's Ben White says.
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The boycott spans US restaurants, coffeeshops, stores and products, Buzzfeed reports.
People are boycotting Starbucks, again, and this time it has nothing to do with its cups.
The coffee chain plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in the 75 countries where it does business.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
After the initial shock of Trump's travel order, businesses and trade organizations respond, some with outrage, some with caution.