History and mission statement Starbucks opens its first store in 1971 in Seattle. WA. From the very beginning it offered the coffee on highest standards to please customers. In year 1982 today’s CEO Howard Schultz joined Starbucks as a director of retail operations and marketing. Since that time the company started to grow rapidly.
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