SEATTLE Starbucks Corp. is backtracking from the music business as part of its ongoing effort to focus more intently on coffee and efficiencies, officials announced Thursday. Starbucks said it turned over day-to-day management of its Hear Music Record Label to Concord Music Group as part of a reorganization of its entertainment operations, which extend to selling books and movies in namesake coffee shops. Ken Lombard, formerly president of Starbucks Entertainment, left the company to ...

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