Whilst it is good to see the Boss of Starbucks playing a part in highlighting the scandalous market trading and profiteering around food/coffee commodities; we can’t help but be a bit sceptical about his motives, given that this comes out just a week after he published his book, and given his own company’s track-record and increasing profits recently.http://www.managementtoday.co.uk/news/1069503/Schultz-passes-Starbuck-speculators-rising-coffee-prices/?DCMP=ILC-SEARCH
Starbucks Boss Blasts Food Market Speculators
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