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Starbucks Coffee to open first Japanese store with sign language

Jun 25, 2020 - Marketline Newswire

Starbucks Coffee has announced plans to open the first store in Japan with sign language ability for the benefit of their hearing-impaired customers.

The outlet will open on 27 June at Kunitachi, western Tokyo. Out of the 25 staff members, 19 will be hearing-impaired employees. It will be the fifth such store for the US-based coffee chain in the world. The coffee chain is improving its efforts to create coffee stores that focus on inclusion. It currently provides services in sign language ...