Starbucks CEO apologizes to the 2 black men arrested in a Philadelphia store, says he wants to meet with them ‘face-to-face’
|04/15/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson apologized on Saturday night to the two black men arrested in a Philadelphia store.
- Videos of the arrest, which went viral, were “very hard to watch,” Johnson said.
- He said the company’s practices and training led to the “reprehensible outcome” and that the incident “should never have escalated as it did.”
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson issued a lengthy apology statement Saturday night as online backlash against the coffee giant grew over the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia store.