Most CEO billionaires take a $1.00 yearly salary and profit from their corporate appreciation. Forbes article on ceo's mentioned that Mr. Schultz receives 4 million in base pay and bonuses. He also realized $113.5 million from excercized stock options. Soon as the article appeared on the internet, the stock went from plus 11 cents to minus .65 cents. The stock at present is near its daily low.
He always has been a cheap sunuvabich. He now has stopped giving free drinks to oldfolks who used to get a card in the mail awarding a free drink for every 15 that were purchased. My wife and I spend 200 bux a month on skones and lattes and cawfee. He now sends out email awards and beats most all of the old folks who dont own computers out of their freebies. That is a "chickenshet way to run a swamill! " I am going to quit using the goldcard. Every dollar that you add gives him a free loan until you use up the credit. When old folks users die, he gets the remainder of the car. What an #$%$!
People are paid on their ability to solve problems, the bigger the problem solved, the more money earned.
If he could double the return on my investment, they could double his salary ( remember he is the one doing the work,we are the greedy ones waiting like vultures for our investments to go up and complaining about the management) stop complaining, have a cup of coffee, Starbucks, of course.
He is the biggest problem that SBUX has.. Everytime that the stock creeps up he pulls some shet that scares investors away. case in point is his stand on WARS and the TROOPS that were told to go to hell as far as free coffee from home on the Holidays. When he quits, things will smooth out, but if he hangs around , dissing this and that he will drive himself out of business.