VANCOUVER, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - In 1987, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) opened its first store outside of the U.S. at the Seabus Terminal in Vancouver, Canada. Success in Canada demonstrated that the company had the opportunity to establish a global footprint of stores, which ultimately evolved into more than 17,000 stores in 59 countries worldwide. On June 7(th), Cliff Burrows, president, Starbucks U.S. & Americas along with City of Vancouver Deputy Mayor Tony Tang, will join Starbucks partners (employees), customers and the Vancouver community to commemorate the anniversary. What: To mark its 25(th) Anniversary in Canada, Starbucks will be making an announcement to celebrate 25 years of local connections with the Vancouver community, and will reveal how Canadians coast-to-coast can celebrate the milestone anniversary. Who: Cliff Burrows, president, U.S. & Americas, Starbucks Caroline Ternes, regional director of operations, western Canada, Starbucks Canada Tony Tang, Deputy Mayor, City of Vancouver Where: Starbucks Gastown Store 199 Water Street Vancouver, BC When: 11:00 a.m. PDT Interviews: Please RSVP to schedule an interview with a Starbucks Canada spokesperson. About Starbucks Corporation Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting the highest-quality arabica coffee in the world. Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the experience, please visit us in our stores or online at www.starbucks.ca. Media contact: Emily Palley-Samson firstname.lastname@example.org (416) 849-8944 To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2012/07/c6823.html CO: Starbucks Coffee Company ST: British Columbia NI: FBR FOD MED -0- Jun/07/2012 14:33 GMT
Starbucks to Celebrate 25th Anniversary Milestone in Vancouver
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