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Starbucks CEO Sees ‘Stir-Crazy’ Consumers Going Out, Eventually

  • Johnson sees Covid-19 affecting us for ‘rest of our lifetime’
  • ‘Gravitational pull’ of other humans will help return, he says
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Starbucks CEO Says 'Stir-Crazy' Consumers Will Return But It'll Take Time

Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson says U.S. consumers will return to cafes and restaurants as they adapt to life post-Covid 19. But it’s going to take time.

“We have all been in our homes for six weeks, we have got a little stir-crazy,” Johnson said in a Bloomberg Television interview. “People want to get out and do something, but they want to be responsible.”