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A viral video shows Philadelphia police arresting two black men inside a Starbucks, as witnesses protest that the men “didn’t do anything.”
  • Starbucks CEO said that the company had not seen an impact on sales following backlash over the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia store.
  • The company is closing all 8,000 locations for an afternoon in May for “racial-bias education” training, which will likely cost Starbucks millions of dollars in lost sales.
  • “All companies make mistakes,” Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said Thursday. “Great companies learn from them and improve.”

Boycotts and protests following the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks haven’t impacted sales, according to the company’s CEO.

“We are not seeing an impact on comp sales becuase of Philadelphia,” CEO Kevin Johnson said in a call with investors on Thursday.

Following the arrests and backlash, Starbucks announced…