Metropolis Editors

Good Workplace Design is Key to Retaining Employees, Says Starbucks Director of Corporate Facilities

According to Tom Hebner of Starbucks, today's workplaces need to embrace the culture of the company while evolving to meet the needs of new generations.

Starbucks, the world’s largest coffee company, has 27,339 stores in 75 countries across the globe, according to its latest financial report. More than 2,200 of those opened this year alone. That’s a lot of caffeine. But keeping employees energized for such a gargantuan enterprise is another challenge altogether.