Schultz led Starbucks during its 1990s rise to riches and renown before stepping aside in 2000. He returned in January, promising to refocus the company and boost the floundering stock. But a turnaround has proven elusive.
Why others are miserable: There's no doubting that Starbucks grew too fast in the U.S., but the cutbacks have been painful nonetheless. The company has set plans to cut 600 stores, eliminating thousands of jobs, and to sharply slow the pace of new store openings, both here and abroad.
What he makes: $10.6 million
What shareholders have lost: $8 billion (44%)
Misery Index: 55
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