101 Facts About Howard Schultz

1. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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2. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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3. Howard Schultz has not had the most successful run at the presidency so far.

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4. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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5. Howard Schultz attempted to make the semantic distinction Monday night at a book event hosted by CNBC host and New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin.

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6. Howard Schultz was named by Forbes in 2016 as the 232nd richest person in the United States, with a net worth of $2.9 billion as of February 2019.

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7. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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8. Howard Schultz bemoaned "revenge politics" and the "punitive conversation for anyone who has made it in America.

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9. Howard Schultz was ostensibly at the theater to sell books, but the conversation never veered too far off the former Starbucks chairman and CEO's announcement a week ago that he is considering running for president as a centrist independent.

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10. Howard Schultz says he's a "lifelong Democrat" and has contributed thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates.

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11. Howard Schultz is all over the airwaves with his pronouncements, from 60 Minutes to The View to NPR's Morning Edition to a slew of morning news shows.

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12. Howard Schultz is the latest sacrificial lamb for trigger-happy political journos and talking heads.

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13. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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14. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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15. Howard Schultz fostered perhaps the most upwardly mobile work environment in America—and is mugged by the professional protest machine.

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16. Howard Schultz said President Trump's decision to remove the US from the Paris Climate Accord "was a mistake", and that it's "irresponsible" for the current administration to ignore "just basic science.

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17. Howard Schultz believes the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as "Obamacare", was the right move by former President Barack Obama.

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18. Howard Schultz spoke at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco on Friday, promoting his new book, "From the Ground Up.

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19. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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20. Howard Schultz seems to be an honorable and decent guy, and I have nothing against him.

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21. Howard Schultz fostered perhaps the most upwardly mobile work environment in America—and is mugged by the professional protest machine.

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22. Howard Schultz said he does not like the leftist, socialistic turn the Democratic Party has taken, particularly with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren.

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23. Howard Schultz believes the US needs to cooperate with China on two issues: dealing with North Korea and leading the world in climate change policies.

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24. Howard Schultz called the decision to pull out of Syria a strategic mistake that was not in the interest of the country.

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25. Howard Schultz said President Trump's decision to remove the US from the Paris Climate Accord "was a mistake", and that it's "irresponsible" for the current administration to ignore "just basic science.

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26. Howard Schultz believes the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as "Obamacare", was the right move by former President Barack Obama.

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27. Howard Schultz spoke at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco on Friday, promoting his new book, "From the Ground Up.

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28. Howard Schultz was born to a Jewish family on July 19, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Elaine and her husband, ex-United States Army soldier and then truck driver Fred Schultz.

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29. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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30. Howard Schultz is right that both parties have contributed to irresponsible budgets—Republicans by cutting taxes without cutting spending, Democrats by dreaming up new tasks for an underfunded federal government.

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31. Howard Schultz has floated an independent run at the White House, drawing the ire of several prominent Democrats who fear he could siphon votes away in the race to unseat President Trump.

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32. Howard Schultz has a lot of inherent challenges by running as an independent.

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33. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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34. Howard Schultz appears to be trying to be over-the-top combative like Trump, calling Medicare for All and doubts about a third-party candidate's prospects "un-American.

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35. Howard Schultz is right that both parties have contributed to irresponsible budgets—Republicans by cutting taxes without cutting spending, Democrats by dreaming up new tasks for an underfunded federal government.

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36. Howard Schultz is a former owner of the Seattle SuperSonics, and was a member of the Board of Directors at Square, Inc In 1998 Schultz co-founded Maveron, an investment group, with Dan Levitan.

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37. Howard Schultz was CEO of Starbucks from 1986 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2017, as well as its executive chair from 2017 to 2018.

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38. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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39. Howard Schultz held his book tour event at The Moore Theater and about two dozen protesters showed up to send Schultz a clear message.

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40. Howard Schultz took the stage to share his new book, 'From the Ground Up.

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41. Howard Schultz answered, saying in part "the Democratic party, as it stands today, is espousing, almost every day, very progressive policies that I think are unrealistic.

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42. Howard Schultz offered almost no policy prescriptions Thursday, and decried a two-party system focused on "revenge politics.

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43. Howard Schultz described how he grew up in public housing in Brooklyn and turned a tiny Seattle coffee roaster into an $85 billion company with outposts in 77 countries.

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44. Howard Schultz has dominated headlines this week as critics debate his potential 2020 run.

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45. Howard Schultz helped roll out new initiatives such as healthcare benefits for part-time workers or free college tuition through an online program with Arizona State University.

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46. Howard Schultz said Howard Schultz would be better off using his fortune in other ways.

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47. On November 1, 2013, it was announced that Howard Schultz had stepped down from the board of Square, to be replaced by former Goldman Sachs executive David Viniar.

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48. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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49. Howard Schultz might even point out that some top Democratic economists agree with his concerns.

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50. Howard Schultz said he will not run as a Democrat because the party has moved too far to the left.

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51. Howard Schultz was named Fortune magazine's 2011 "Businessperson of the Year" for his initiatives in the economy and job market.

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52. Howard Schultz is the son of an ex-US army trooper called Fred Schultz.

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53. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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54. Howard Schultz wants to run for president as that curious but hardy perennial, the un-politician.

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55. Howard Schultz stepped away from Starbucks last summer after more than three decades of building the company into a global powerhouse.

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56. Howard Schultz said he believes her idea of abolishing the private health insurance agency is "not American.

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57. Howard Schultz has a net worth of $3.4 billion, according to Forbes.

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58. Howard Schultz will likely travel to Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada to speak with voters while he contemplates entering the race, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter.

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59. President Trump himself appeared to goad Howard Schultz into running, tweeting that Schultz did not have the "guts.

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60. In January 2019, Howard Schultz acknowledged that he was exploring a run for president as an independent candidate in 2020.

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61. Howard Schultz called for greater border security, but opposed President Trump's proposal of a border wall.

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62. On June 4, 2018, Howard Schultz announced that he would leave all positions at Starbucks, as he was considering amongst other options a campaign for President.

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63. Howard Schultz was the first person in his family to go to college.

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64. Howard Schultz states that he got an athletic scholarship at Northern Michigan University, but there he decided against playing sports.

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65. Howard Schultz was born on July 19, 1953 and is an American businessman.

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66. Howard Schultz is an American businessman and politician.

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67. Howard Schultz once told a San Diego audience that his greatest success was that "I got to build the kind of company that my father never got to work for", according to the San Diego Business Journal.

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68. Howard Schultz is widely reported to be considering a 2020 presidential run, and he was scheduled to appear on 60 Minutes to discuss that possibility on January 27, 2019.

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69. Howard Schultz is chairman emeritus of the coffee chain that he led for years.

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70. Howard Schultz currently resides in Seattle, Washington, with his wife, Sheri Schultz, and two children, Jordan and Addison.

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71. Howard Schultz believes Democrats want to go too far on health care, saying the country can't afford free health care for all.

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72. Howard Schultz is afraid Democrats will nominate someone radical, but what he's proposing, of course, is pretty radical, too.

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73. Howard Schultz said he wants nothing more than for Trump to be defeated, but he fears Democrats will nominate someone too far to the left.

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74. In January of 2019, Howard Schultz acknowledged that he was exploring a run for president as an independent candidate in 2020.

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75. In June 2018, Howard Schultz stated in an interview that he thought the national debt is "the greatest threat domestically to the country".

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76. Howard Schultz spoke at the 2017 Arizona State University commencement ceremony and was presented with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

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77. Howard Schultz is known for pioneering Starbucks' partnership with Arizona State University, which allows all employees at Starbucks working 20 or more hours a week to qualify for free tuition through ASU's online courses, notable because they have often been documented as having low academic standards and inadequately trained instructors.

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78. Howard Schultz fired many executives, closed down hundreds of weak stores, hired the company's first Chief Technology Officer, introduced the Starbucks Reward Card, and temporarily closed all US locations to retrain employees in making espresso.

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79. On January 8, 2008, Howard Schultz returned as CEO of Starbucks after an eight-year hiatus.

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80. Howard Schultz received $100,000 from a doctor who was impressed by Schultz's energy to "take a gamble".

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81. Howard Schultz needed $400,000 to open the first store and start the business.

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82. Howard Schultz attended Northern Michigan University and was the first person in his family to go to college.

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83. Howard Schultz went to Canarsie High School, from which he graduated in 1971.

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84. Howard Schultz was born to a Jewish family on July 19, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Elaine and her husband, ex-United States Army trooper and then truck driver Fred Schultz.

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85. Howard Schultz resigned as CEO of Starbucks and took an executive chairman position in April 2017.

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86. Howard Schultz was named by Forbes in 2016 as the 232nd richest person in the United States, with a net worth of $3.1 billion as of April 2017.

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87. Howard Schultz is a former owner of the Seattle SuperSonics, and was a member of the Board of Directors at Square, Inc In 1998, Schultz co-founded Maveron, an investment group, with Dan Levitan.

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88. Howard Schultz was CEO of Starbucks from 1986 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2017, as well as its executive chairman from 2017 to 2018.

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89. Howard Schultz was born on July 19, 1953 and is an American businessman and politician.

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90. In 1998, Howard Schultz founded a business called Maveron, which he created with Dan Levitan.

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91. In 1987, employee Howard Schultz bought the company, and the company it is today began to take shape.

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92. Howard Schultz now resides in Seattle, Washington, together with his own wife, Sheri Schultz, and two kids, Jordan and Addison.

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93. In 1983, while traveling in Milan, Italy, Howard Schultz was hit by how many coffee bars he fell upon.

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94. Howard Schultz still clearly recalls the very first time he walked to the initial Starbucks in 1981.

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95. Howard Schultz made his getaway from Canarsie having a football scholarship to Northern Michigan University in 1970.

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96. Howard Schultz excelled at Xerox, so much so that he attracted the attention of the Swedish housewares company Perstorp AB, which recruited him at the age of 26 to be vice president and general manager of their American subsidiary, Hammerplast USA.

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97. In 2013, Howard Schultz came in news for supporting the legalization of gay marriage.

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98. Howard Schultz left the company and started his own chain of coffee bars, called Starbucks.

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99. Howard Schultz was the former owner of the Seattle Supersonics before becoming the CEO of Starbucks.

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100. Howard Schultz was born on July 19, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York.

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101. Howard Schultz currently lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife, Sheri Schultz.

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