The team’s recommendations to Starbucks would be to keep open all suppliers to meet distribution center demands and to keep open all distribution centers to meet regional retailer demands.
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Starbucks outlined its plan for the future, one that will focus on human connection, relevant innovation, and the company’s fastest growing market, China, as it moves forward with new president and CEO Kevin Johnson.
(March 22, 2017)
UPS is now delivering some of its packages in Portland, Oregon, with a prototype electric-assist tricycle, with plans to deploy additional e-bike deliveries next year if successful to help solve the ever-evolving demands of urban logistics.
(December 09, 2016)
US coffee shop chain Starbucks has announced plans to add 12,000 more stores worldwide after it unveiled a new five-year growth plan which will attempt to increase its annual revenue by 10% and leverage the new roasteries and reserve stores to elevate the Starbucks brand.
(December 07, 2016)
This National Coffee Day (September 29, 2016) marks the one-year anniversary of Starbucks One Tree for Every Bag Commitment, an effort by Starbucks customers and partners (employees) to help combat the plague of coffee rust in Latin America.
(September 29, 2016)
The world’s biggest coffee-shop supply chain is buying a stake in Princi, which sells pastries, pizza and pasta in Europe, Starbucks will also act as a global licensee of the Italian company, helping it to expand globally.
(July 14, 2016)
True innovation means considering what happens to a product at every stage of its life cycle, and Apple's reuse robot, called Liam, disassembles your iPhone when it’s no longer functioning, so the materials inside can live on.
(March 22, 2016)
A competency model is a roadmap for seeking and developing ideal employees. In short, it defines the criteria guiding HR processes such as recruitment and selection, training and development, and compensation.
(February 25, 2016)
Companies would be wise to ensure that all suppliers have gone through due diligence before signing a contract.
(September 15, 2015)
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