Starbucks 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 15, 2012
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 15, 2012, Starbucks Corporation, a Washington corporation (the “Company”), issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase by the Company of an additional 25 million shares of the Company’s common stock. This authorization is in addition to the 12.1 million shares that remained available for repurchase as of September 30, 2012 under previous authorizations.
A copy of the press release announcing the share repurchase authorization is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
(d) The following exhibit is filed as a part of this report.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.