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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Annual Meeting of Shareholders to Be Held on March 23, 2016.
Meeting Information
Meeting Type:        Annual Meeting
For holders as of:   January 14, 2016
Date:   March 23, 2016     Time:   10:00 AM PT
Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
Seattle Center
321 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109

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Vote In Person: If you are a registered shareholder (that is, you hold your shares in your name), you must present valid identification to vote at the meeting. If you are a beneficial shareholder (that is, your shares are held in the name of a broker, bank or other holder of record), you will also need to obtain a "legal proxy" from the holder of record to vote at the meeting.

Voting Items
The Board of Directors recommends you vote  FOR the following proposals:
1.        Election of Directors
1a.        Howard Schultz
1b. William W. Bradley
1c. Mary N. Dillon
1d. Robert M. Gates
1e. Mellody Hobson
1f. Kevin R. Johnson
1g. Joshua Cooper Ramo
1h. James G. Shennan, Jr.
1i. Clara Shih
1j. Javier G. Teruel
1k. Myron E. Ullman, III
1l. Craig E. Weatherup

2.        Advisory resolution to approve our executive compensation.
3. Approve amendment and restatement of our Executive Management Bonus Plan.
4. Ratification of selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2016.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote
AGAINST the following shareholder proposals:
5. Adopt proxy access bylaw.
6. Review policies related to human rights.