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Starbucks Come Together Petition Approaches 2 Million Signatures and Counting

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SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) issued the following update regarding the company's Come Together petition urging elected leaders in Washington, DC to reopen the government, pay our debts on time and pass a bi-partisan and comprehensive long-term budget deal by the end of the year:

Petitions being counted at Starbucks Support Center in Seattle. (Photo: Business Wire)

Petitions being counted at Starbucks Support Center in Seattle. (Photo: Business Wire)

Petitions are continuing to arrive from Starbucks nearly 7,000 company-operated stores in the U.S. As of 3:00 pm PT the number of signatures is approaching 2 million. Tomorrow, Starbucks will deliver collected petitions to Congress and the President. More petitions are expected to arrive over the next few days from other organizations and the remainder of Starbucks company-operated stores. The company would like to thank our partners (employees), our customers and the other companies and organizations that have joined the effort including AOL, Caterpillar, Marriott and a host of non-profit organizations.

Starbucks Coffee Company
Zack Hutson, 206-318-7100
Press@Starbucks.com

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