2005 COMPANY-WIDE SUB-PLAN
2005 LONG-TERM EQUITY INCENTIVE PLAN
1. Purpose . The purposes of this Sub-Plan are (i) to assist in the administration and implementation of the
Starbucks Corporation 2005 Long-Term Equity Incentive Plan (the “ Plan ”), by providing additional procedures
and guidelines which apply specifically to Partners, and (ii) to encourage ownership of the Common Stock by all
Partners. This Sub-Plan is intended to provide an incentive for Partners to exert their maximum efforts to achieve
the successful operation of the Company and is intended to assist the Company in attracting and retaining talented
personnel by providing an opportunity to benefit from any increased value of the Company, to which such
Partners and new personnel will have contributed. This Sub-Plan is intended to link the interests of the Partners
with those of the Company’s shareholders. The benefits of this Sub-Plan are not a substitute for compensation
otherwise payable to Partners pursuant to the terms of their employment.
2. Definitions . Capitalized terms used without definition in this Sub-Plan shall have the meanings given such
terms in the Plan. To the extent that any term defined herein conflicts with the definition of such term under the
Plan, the definition in this Sub-Plan shall control.
For purposes of this Sub-Plan:
(a) “ Active Status ” shall mean for Partners, the absence of any interruption or termination of service as a
Partner. Active Status shall not be considered interrupted for a Partner in the case of sick leave, maternity leave,
infant care leave, medical emergency leave, military leave, or any other leave of absence properly taken in
accordance with the policies of the Company or any applicable Subsidiary as may be in effect from time to time.
Whenever a mandatory severance period applies under applicable law with respect to a termination of service as
a Partner, Active Status shall be considered ter