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Starbucks asks labor board to halt mail-in union ballots | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Starbucks is requesting a suspension of mail-in ballots at unionization votes currently going on at its stores across America. The coffee chain is accusing National Labor Relation Board employees in Kansas and elsewhere of misconduct in handling these mail-in votes, actions it said has skewed results in favor of unionization. …

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Starbucks asks labor board to suspend mail-in ballot union elections, alleging misconduct in voting process

A sign is seen as Activists participate in an event dubbed the Un-Birthday Party and picket line for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on July 19, 2022 in New York City. Activists gathered near Schultz’s West Village home on his 75th birthday to protest the treatment of Starbucks workers attempting to unionize, as well as Schultz’s …

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Personalized coffees and prestige skincare: Consumers snap up premium products despite cost-of-living crisis

“As we create more premium beverages, it becomes more difficult for customers to replicate it at home and we think that helps with the concept of trade down,” Starbucks CFO Rachel Ruggeri told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Aug. 3. Gary Hershorn / Contributor / Getty Images Personalized coffees, “prestige” skincare and “elevated” sauces and spreads …

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Some consumers are cutting back on restaurant spending, but CEOs say not all chains are affected

Howard Schultz David Ryder | Reuters Some restaurants are reporting weaker sales or declining traffic in the second quarter, signaling that diners are cutting back on eating out to save money. But CEOs are split on how consumer behavior is changing and whether it’s impacting their companies. McDonald’s Chris Kempczinski and Chipotle Mexican Grill’s Brian …

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Gilead Sciences, CVS, Electronic Arts and more

A customer walks towards the entrance of a CVS Health Corp. store in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Wednesday. Gilead Sciences — Shares of the biopharma company rose 6.6% after quarterly revenue of $6.26 …

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Starbucks union asks coffee giant to extend pay hikes, benefits to unionized stores

With pay increases set to kick in at Starbucks cafes around the U.S. on Monday, labor organizers are asking the coffee giant to extend the benefits to unionized stores as well without going through the bargaining process. The request comes after Starbucks announced in May that it would hike wages for workers and add other …

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