ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT OF
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF
ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT of the Articles of Incorporation of Starbucks Corporation, (the "Corporation")
are herein executed by said Corporation, pursuant to the provisions of RCW 23B.10.060 and 23B.10.020(4),
FIRST: The name of the Corporation is Starbucks Corporation.
SECOND: Article 4 of the Articles of Incorporation is amended to read as follows:
ARTICLE 4. SHARES
The Corporation shall have authority to issue 157,500,000 shares of capital stock of which 150,000,000 shares
shall be common stock, and 7,500,000 shares shall be preferred stock.
4.1 Common Stock. The Corporation shall have authority to issue up to 150,000,000 shares of common stock,
each share without par value.
4.2 Preferred Stock The Corporation shall have authority to issue up to 7,500,000 shares of preferred stock,
each share without par value. The Board of Directors shall have all rights afforded by applicable law to establish
series of said preferred shares, the rights and preferences of each such series to be set forth in appropriate
resolutions of the board.
THIRD: This amendment does not provide for an exchange, reclassification or cancellation of issued shares.
FOURTH: The date of the adoption of said Amendment by the Directors of said Corporation was the 20th day
of December, 1995. The amendment was duly approved by the shareholders of the Corporation on February
28, 1996, in accordance with the provisions of RCW 23B.10.030 and 23B.10.040.
The foregoing is executed under penalty of perjury by the undersigned, who is authorized to do so on behalf of
DATED this 15th day of March, 1996.
By: /s/ Shelley B. Lanza
Shelley B. Lanza, Senior
Vice President and