Starbucks starts as a coffee machine store.
Howard schultz starts his own coffee business after seeing there potential success while in europe.
Howard Schultz's coffee business buys Starbuck's retail unit for 3.8 million dollars
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks extends health benefits to all employees, including part-time workers.
Starbucks witnesses its first profitable year since selling coffee beverages.
Starbucks and the soda company Pepsi join together.