The company closed more than 8,000 stores for the training.
“For the paying customers who go in with their kids, do you really want to deal with a mass of homeless people or whoever is in there? Could be drug addicted—you don’t know when you’re there with your kids paying for the services of the place.”
More than 8,000 Starbucks stores will be closed across the U.S. Tuesday for unconscious bias training with nearly 175,000 employees.
"The recording device was collected and detectives are actively investigating the matter."
Other leaders have called for same-sex relations to be punishable by death.
The man's backpack was destroyed by police.
Police say the camera had dozens of videos stored on it.
The multi-billion dollar coffee company scheduled a company-wide anti-bias training, but not everyone is pleased with how it was handled.
"Closing our stores for racial bias training is just one step in a journey that requires dedication from every level of our company and partnerships in our local communities.”
“We apologize to the two individuals and our customers and are disappointed this led to an arrest. We take these matters seriously and clearly have more work to do when it comes to how we can handle incidents in our stores," Starbucks said.
Countries involved will include China, Japan, France and the U.K.
It's that time of year: Starbucks has once again angered conservatives with its non-denominational holiday cups.
Add horchata-flavored vodka, rum and energy drinks to the list.
The religious groups' opposition to Starbucks came after a video of company chairman Howard Schultz making pro-LGBT comments circulated online.
A BBC investigation found “concerning” levels of the bacteria in the ice used by coffee chains in the U.K.
Starbucks has never been a company to stay on the sidelines and will employ 2,500 refugees across its European locations by 2022.
These flavors are a disservice to a reputable brand, and a clear marketing ploy to attract new customers.
It happened to me: I tried the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino, and lived to tell the awful tale.
The latest controversy over the coffee giant's pledge to hire refugees is unlikely to hurt the chain's finances, if history is any guide.