ALERT: Starbucks shareholder meeting rescheduled due to "business needs"
Shareholders encouraged to go the extra mile to minimize unintended consequences
"We are aware that rescheduling today’s event may be a concern to some, and we take those concerns extremely seriously.
Investors are encouraged to take our scheduling survey and let us know any limits on their availability for a rescheduled meeting.
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 23, 2016-- Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) is rescheduling its shareholder meeting previously set for today, Mar. 23, 2016, due to exigent business needs. The event had been planned to begin today at 10am at McCaw Hall in Seattle, and the company is aware that many shareholders made arrangements around work, school, family, and other needs in order to be able to attend. The Starbucks Corporation is grateful for the flexibility of everyone involved.
The following statement may be attributed to Starbucks Investor Relations:
“We are aware that rescheduling today’s event may be a concern to some, and we take those concerns extremely seriously. While we acknowledge that any such schedule change may have unintended consequences, we ask shareholders to go the extra mile in partnership with the company’s needs.”
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Source: Starbucks Corporation
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