The employees are called Partners by the management of Starbucks. These employees are at the heart of the ambience that Starbucks provide. This combination of a great product and a great workforce makes Starbucks unbeatable. The store partners are providing with all the relevant product knowledge, expertise and customer service. The company offers its partners with a comprehensive health coverage package. This package is availed by part time employees also. Employees, who are the partners, are treated with respect and dignity. They are also provided with an opportunity to attain equity in the company with the help of various stock options schemes.
Starbucks was listed as a public company on 26th June 1992. It was issued at a price of $21.50 per share. It has been listed with the trading symbol “SBUX” on NASDAQ. It was first incorporated in the year 1985 under the laws of State of Washington.