* He doesn't fear that Starbucks' moment might have passed. "That does not enter my mind whatsoever."
* He hates the food offerings. "I have been embarrassed by the food. The food is going to be completely reinvented by fall. With a stake in the ground. Done."
* Schultz looks at the StarbucksGossip.com about once a week and doesn't have a problem with the site as long as no one gives away anything proprietary.
* Schultz and his wife live in a gated community above Lake Washington. They also own a beachfront house in East Hampton, New York. For a time, Schultz tried to keep the Hamptons Starbucks-free because "it's a place I live in the summer, and I just didn't want to be reminded of Starbucks." (Read the Portfolio magazine article)