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Q & A with Starbucks CEO

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by MattBG, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. MattBG

    MattBG Battle Ground, WA Member

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  2. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    The CEO is real sorry, but he doesn't wanna lose all the gun haters $$$ & now that the accountants have decided that they spend more than the OC carrying customers do, it's game over...
  3. Dan Wesson

    Dan Wesson Everett New Member

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    If I had a coffee shop and people started protesting me and carrying rifles in my store I'd throw them out.
    He's just trying to sell coffee and got caught in the middle.

    The OC'ers and "Starbucks and Guns" people on both sides pushed it too far.
    In Seattle anyhow there are a lot more anti's buying his coffee.
  4. Misterbill

    Misterbill Yakima County, Washington New Member

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    This wasn't about a couple of A-holes Ocing rifles. It was about pressure from the left, to which Starbucks is acutely aware, affect their bottom line more than the gun toting guys who occasionally used their store as a rallying point.

    Look, if youre taking this stance, as a corporate entity, you're looking at demographics. I'm not at all surprised Starbucks took this stance. They are a primarily urban, liberal, hipster kinda place.

    That doesn't cater to US. No sweat to them, we didn't give them that much business while the antis DID. Smart business decision. No problems from me. I just won't be going there EVER again.