Starbucks workers in Seattle.
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Three studies found that customers and managers rate black employee performance lower than white employees because they're perceived as unfriendly or rude.
Anti-racism protestors sit in at the Starbucks where two black men were arrested.
At Starbucks, where the staff turnover is lower than most, anti-bias training might make a small difference. Maybe.
Protestors demonstrate inside a Philadelphia Starbucks, where two black men were arrested.
Starbucks is giving this training to its employees, but it’s still so new that there's no standard format and little research yet on whether it's effective.
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High streets are being taken over in a battle between specialty cafés and the
Climate change could severely impact the world’s coffee-producing nations and turn a cup of decent java into a luxury in the years to come.
By 2100, more than 50 per cent of the land now used to grow coffee will no longer be arable. Climate change is changing the game to such an extent that Canada could one day become a coffee producer.
Do you know how much salt is in your food?
Evidence suggests that most Americans wildly underestimate the amount of sodium in their food.
A new style of crema.
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'With great humility and respect" Starbucks has announced it is returning to its spiritual home – Italy.
The EU is thought to be losing one trillion Euros from tax avoidance, evasion and arrears. But the latest tax reform is unlikely to fix that.
Good news for the young unemployed.
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A coalition of companies including Starbucks and Walmart plan to help 100,000 young people jumpstart their careers. It's a good start, but much more needs to be done.
Tax protests outside a Starbucks in London. But do people really care enough to make a difference?
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Starbucks promised to pay more tax after a consumer boycott: Australians would be appalled at how little tax some transnational companies here pay.
In the UK the recent boycott of Starbucks by consumers has helped elicit a pledge from the coffee giant to pay £20 million in taxes over the next two years. In Australia, consumers would be appalled to…
Apple has been the target of protests over working conditions in China.
Over the last few weeks, what was the juiciest development for those that cannot get enough of gossip about tech giant Apple? Was it “when will the iPad 3 debut and will it have a retina display?” Or the…