Starbucks Planning on Hiring Thousands of Veterans and Active-Duty Spouses in Coming Years

10,000 over five years


Starbucks is announcing Wednesday a plan to hire at least 10,000 military veterans and active-duty spouses over the next five years.

Chief Executive Howard Schultz, who will detail the plan at Starbucks headquarters, has charted an aggressive global expansion that ultimately calls for 500,000 employees companywide, up from 200,000 today.