Oklahoma Couple Charged INR 3 Lakhs For Starbucks Coffee
An Oklahoma couple ended up paying $4,000 (INR 3 lakhs approx.,) for a regular coffee at Starbucks. The couple Jesse and Deedee O'Dell said, they recently got to know about the huge amount charged and filed a complaint with the police. The couple said, "We contacted their (Starbucks) customer service helpline probably 30 to 40 times that day." Meanwhile, Starbucks apologized and said to have given two compensation cheques.
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Laxman Narasimhan Becomes New CEO Of Starbucks
Starbucks has named Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), on September 1. The current CEO Howard Schultz will step down and continue as interim chief till April 2023. Meanwhile, Narasimhan will take up the office on October 1. With this, Narasimhan will be relocated from London to Seattle. Narasimhan will join the board and start as the CEO from April 1.
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US-Based Colgate-Palmolive To Sell Only Essential Health, Hygiene Products In Russia
After the US beverage giants PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, and McDonald's now the US-based Colgate-Palmolive has suspended the import-sales in Russia. "We also have ceased all capital investments, media, advertising, and promotional activities," said Colgate-Palmolive CEO Noel Wallace. Furthermore, Mastercard and Visa announced that their cards issued by Russian banks will no longer work outside the country. However, these suspensions of… read-more
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Tata Starbucks To Get New CEO In Sushant Dash From May 1
Coffee-chain brand Tata Starbucks on February 10 announced that Sushant Dash will take charge as the company’s new CEO from May 2021. Dash, who currently serves as president at Tata Consumer Products and oversees packaged beverages business, will replace the outgoing CEO Navin Gurnaney. Notably, Dash was also a part of the core team which opened the first Starbucks store in India in October 2012 while strategizing and marketing for the brand… read-more
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Tata Starbucks Assists Employees By Financing For 2 Wheelers
Tata Starbucks has framed an employee benefits scheme eyeing to financially support its employees in purchasing two-wheeler vehicles. Reportedly, the project has been created based on a survey where employees mentioned reliable transportation as their top priority. Besides, it offers several discounts on various models, including electric and second-hand vehicles. However, the scheme is valid only for those who have worked for a minimum of… read-more
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Courtesy: The Economic Times