Starbucks Starts Music Label

American Voicesbusiness ISSUE 43•11 Mar 15, 2007

Starbucks, the dominant retail coffee chain in the United States, has started its own label, Hear Music. What do you think?

  • “Well, thank God. I love going to Starbucks, but I'm really sick of their coffee.”

    Joshua Felt –
    Baker

  • “It's a sad day when the music industry gets co-opted by giant, faceless corporations that are more interested in profits than music.”

    Jim Galluzzo –
    Longshoreman

  • “Could work. We all remember how Capitol Records started out as a 24-hour diner.”

    Melissa Van Vleit –
    Waiter