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Starbucks to Celebrate 25th Anniversary Milestone in Vancouver

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

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


Media contact: Emily Palley-Samson (416) 

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CO: Starbucks Coffee Company
ST: British Columbia

-0- Jun/07/2012 14:33 GMT

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