Howard Schultz resigns as Starbucks chairman, may run in 2020

Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz announced that he would step down after 36 years at the company. The company has been in the headlines in recent months, including an incident last April where two black men were denied use of a Starbucks restroom because they hadn't purchased anything.  After being attacked on social media, Starbucks changed its policy and now allows anyone – even non-paying visitors – to use the restroom.  The company held a mandatory racial sensitivity seminar at the end of May for all employees. Schultz hinted in an interview that he may run for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020. CNBC: In an interview with The New York Times, he acknowledged that he may consider a bid for the White House. "I want to be truthful with you without creating more speculative headlines," he said. "For some time now, I have been deeply concerned about our country – the growing division at home and our...(Read Full Post)