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Starbucks Come Together Petition Approaches 2 Million Signatures and Counting

  Starbucks Come Together Petition Approaches 2 Million Signatures and
  Counting

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- October 15, 2013

Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) issued the following update regarding
the company’s Come Together petition urging elected leaders in Washington, DC
to reopen the government, pay our debts on time and pass a bi-partisan and
comprehensive long-term budget deal by the end of the year:

Petitions being counted at Starbucks Support Center in Seattle. (Photo:
Business Wire)

Petitions being counted at Starbucks Support Center in Seattle. (Photo:
Business Wire)

Petitions are continuing to arrive from Starbucks nearly 7,000
company-operated stores in the U.S. As of 3:00 pm PT the number ofsignatures
is approaching 2 million. Tomorrow, Starbucks will deliver collected petitions
to Congress and the President. More petitions are expected to arrive over the
next few days from other organizations and the remainder of Starbucks
company-operated stores.The company would like to thank our partners
(employees), our customers and the other companies and organizations that have
joined the effort including AOL, Caterpillar, Marriott and a host of
non-profit organizations.

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Contact:

Starbucks Coffee Company
Zack Hutson, 206-318-7100
Press@Starbucks.com
 
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