Wall Street analysts are speculating whether Starbucks Corp.’s newly appointed chief operating officer Troy Alstead is being positioned as the eventual successor to chief executive Howard Schultz following Wednesday’s announcement of top management changes at the company. In a surprise move, the 60-year-old Schultz, who is also chair and president of Seattle-based Starbucks, said he planned to step away somewhat from daily operations to focus more on big-picture issues, ...

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