CrossFit Names Former Nike Executive as President

Boulder, Colo. — CrossFit LLC has appointed former Nike executive Jason Dunlop to the new role of president. Dunlop, a seasoned business leader who also held senior roles at Starbucks and Gap, will help accelerate CrossFit’s global growth. “I’m thrilled…

HMSHost and Starbucks Expand Partnership

Bethesda, Md. — Global restaurateur HMSHost has formed a new, multi-year partnership with Starbucks focused on transforming the coffee experience for travelers. This agreement will enable the two companies to leverage new technologies, upgrade store locations and roll out new…

Starbucks Requires Masks Inside All U.S. Cafes

Seattle — In its continued effort in prioritizing the health and well-being of partners (employees) and customers, Starbucks has announced that, beginning on July 15, it will be requiring customers to wear facial coverings while visiting all company-owned café locations…

sweetgreen Names Former Starbucks EVP as COO

Los Angeles — sweetgreen, the seasonal restaurant with the mission of connecting people to real food, has hired Starbucks veteran Chris Carr as its new chief operations officer. “Chris’ values and leadership skills will make for an exceptional addition to…

Starbucks Reopens 85% of Stores Nationwide

Seattle — Seattle-based Starbucks has started reopening its company-operated stores across the United States. Operating under modified operations and hours, including heightened safety protocols, the company has approximately 85% of stores open now and expects to have more than 90%…