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What Bill Ackman sees in Starbucks

The activist investor believes the company’s stock price could double over three years, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Workforce

Starbucks offers backup child care to all employees

The new benefit gives all workers access to 10 days of subsidized care for children and seniors each year.

Grismer, currently the finance head of Hyatt Hotels, takes over for Scott Maw, who is retiring.

Politics don’t affect restaurant sales in general, but this could be different, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

“We must increase the velocity of innovation,” the coffee chain’s CEO wrote in an internal memo.

Also, JAB probably won’t buy Starbucks, and Papa John’s looks at a new logo, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The coffee chain expects to save millions in utility bills under its new Greener Stores initiative.

In RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive," Technomic’s Robert Byrne talks about customer perception at chains such as Chipotle, Chick-fil-A and Starbucks.

Public relations experts say it’s key to make sure your restaurant’s crisis plan is in place and updated—at all times.

Operators take advantage of the shoulder season to refresh the food and drink lineup.