Starbucks CEO named Businessperson of the Year
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- Starbucks launched the Jobs for USA program encouraging customers to donate $5 to help boost job creation.
- Schultz invited the public to participate in a national call-in campaign to discuss political gridlock in Washington.
- Proceeds from Schultz’s book, Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life Without Losing Its Soul, will be donated to the Starbucks Foundation.
- The Starbucks mobile payment app for iPhone and Blackberry devices was a huge hit with customers.
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