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All The Brands And Companies That Used To Be Known By A Different Name

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Oooooh, name drama for Starbucks!

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Even if you don’t drink coffee, you 100% know what Starbucks is. It is the quintessential coffee house name. Probably because they are literally everywhere and you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting one. But when it was first established in 1971, it was called Starbucks Coffee, Tea, and Spice. Then CEO Howard Schulz left to start his own chain of coffee houses, which he named Il Giornale (he still sold Starbucks coffee, though). A few years later, Schulz actually bought the original business, and revived the Starbucks name.

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