The cafe Starbucks has made a new about who can use its cafes. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has announced that can enter a Starbucks cafe in the USA without needing to make a . That means people are free to sit in the cafe or use the . Mr Schulz has asked all Starbucks staff to treat every entering the cafe as a customer. He said: "Any person who enters our spaces, including patios, cafes and restrooms, of whether they make a purchase, is considered a customer." This means people can use Starbucks to sit down, relax and use the Internet. The policy applies to than 8,000 cafes in the United States.
The new policy will also make it for store managers and baristas to do their . There have been high-profile recently of managers asking customers to leave a cafe or telling them they cannot use the bathroom. On April 12, two black men were arrested and escorted out of a Philadelphia Starbucks in for waiting for a friend to arrive before they ordered. A week , another black man was told he could not use the bathroom because he hadn't bought . He posted a video of a white man using the bathroom in the same cafe without buying anything . Mr Schultz said he didn't want to make Starbucks a public bathroom, but the new policy was "the right " to do.