New Starbucks CEO to Take Over in 2017
  Howard Schultz, chief executive officer of the coffee company Starbucks announces to leave his position in April of 2017. He began working with Starbucks in 1982 as the operations and marketing director. At the time, Starbucks only have four coffee shops which were in Seattle, Washington. From 1987 until 2000, he was the company's CEO and became the CEO again in 2018. Today, Starbucks has 24000 stores in 70 countries. So he is credited with greatly expanding the company and its brand world. 
  Schultz said that after he steps down, he will work to make a special starbucks brand bigger, which is called Starbucks Reserve serving high-quality drinks. But they will be two times more expensive than regular Starbucks. People reacted to the news of Schultz's departure on social media. Some Twitter users have not heard of Starbucks stores before and some even said he will not purchase one $12 coffee in his lifetime. Others on social media wondered if he is considering for president in 2020. Because he supported Democrat Hillary Clinton in the recent US elections.
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