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Inside the first signing Starbucks store in Japan

Human engagement and accessibility are key at Starbucks’ Signing Stores. Accessibility, inclusion and engagement were all top of mind for Starbucks when the coffee franchise opened its fifth Signing Store in Tokyo in June this year.   “The opening of Japan’s first Signing Store is an important moment that represents the incredible passion of our deaf and hard of hearing partners across Japan,” said Ryotaro Sato, shift supervisor.  “We want to showcase how the talent of t