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Starbucks is a company operating as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee. It operates in three segments: Americas, International, and Channel Development. The company offers coffee and tea beverages, roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single-serve and ready-to-drink beverages, and iced tea; and various food products, such as pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch items. Starbucks also licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and foodservice accounts. It offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Seattle's Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, Ethos, Starbucks Reserve, and Princi brand names.
TypePublic
Founded1971
HQSeattle, WA, US
Websitestarbucks.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)349,000
Job Openings17,244
Revenue (FY, 2019)$26.5 B(+8%)
Share Price (May 2021)$111.2
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Starbucks

Kelly Bengston

Kelly Bengston

Senior Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer, Global Sourcing
Mary N. Dillon

Mary N. Dillon

Director
Luigi Bonini

Luigi Bonini

Senior Vice President, Global Product Innovation
Isabel Ge Mahe

Isabel Ge Mahe

Director
Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Brady Brewer

Brady Brewer

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
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Starbucks Office Locations

Starbucks has offices in Seattle, Augusta, San Angelo, Vicente López and in 17 other locations
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
2401 Utah Ave S
Vicente López, AR
Av. del Libertador 1295
Cremorne, AU
Office 2/658 Church St
Wien, AT
Theobaldgasse 20
Bandar Seri Begawan, BN
Berjaya Food Supreme Sdn Bhd, 95 Jalan Pemancha
Toronto, CA
5140 Yonge St, North York
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Starbucks Financials and Metrics

Starbucks Revenue

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Starbucks's revenue was reported to be $26.51 b in FY, 2019 which is a 7.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

5.7b

Market capitalization (14-May-2021)

131.0b

Closing stock price (14-May-2021)

111.2

Cash (28-Mar-2021)

3.9b

EV

150.7b
Starbucks's current market capitalization is $131 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

21.3b22.4b24.7b26.5b

Revenue growth, %

11%5%10%7%

Cost of goods sold

8.5b9.0b10.2b8.5b

Gross profit

12.8b13.3b14.5b18.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q3, 2020Q2, 2021

Revenue

5.7b5.3b5.7b6.1b6.0b6.3b6.6b6.3b6.8b7.1b3.4b5.7b

Cost of goods sold

2.3b2.1b2.2b2.5b2.5b2.6b2.8b2.6b2.8b2.2b

Gross profit

3.4b3.2b3.4b3.6b3.5b3.8b3.9b3.7b4.0b4.9b

Gross profit Margin, %

60%60%60%59%58%60%58%59%59%68%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.1b2.5b8.8b2.7b

Accounts Receivable

768.8m870.4m693.1m879.2m

Prepaid Expenses

350.0m358.1m1.5b488.2m

Inventories

1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

2.8b2.9b4.5b3.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.0b1.1b1.3b1.4b

Inventories

(67.5m)14.0m(41.2m)(173.0m)

Accounts Payable

46.9m46.4m391.6m31.9m
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

83.9k

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Starbucks Operating Metrics

Starbucks's Stores was reported to be 31.8 k in Q1, 2020.
FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Aug, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Mar, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020

Stores

21.37 k23.04 k23.57 k23.92 k24.4 k25.09 k25.73 k26.16 k26.74 k26.74 k27.34 k28.04 k28.21 k28.72 k29.32 k29.87 k30.18 k30.63 k31.26 k31.8 k

Monthly Customers

60 m

Countries

656875757881

App Downloads (iOS)

3 m
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Starbucks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
TeavanaDecember 31, 2012
La BoulangeJune 04, 2012
Evolution FreshNovember 10, 2011
AmRest Coffee
AmRest Coffee Sp. z o. o.
AmRest Coffee s.r.o.
AmRest Kavezo
AmRest Kavezo Kft.
Bay Bread
Bay Bread LLC
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Starbucks Revenue Breakdown

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Starbucks revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.9% from CPG, Foodservice and Other, 10.8% from Licensed Stores and 81.3% from Company-operated Stores

Starbucks revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 29.7% from Other Countries and 70.3% from United States

Human Capital Metrics

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Starbucks Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Starbucks Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Starbucks Online and Social Media Presence

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Starbucks Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    76/100

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Starbucks Blogs

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Located in Chapalita Oriente in the state of Jalisco, the store will be operated by partners age 52 to 66 This is the second Starbucks store to be staffed by older partners; the first opened in Mexico City last year Starbucks aims to provide employment for 120 older citizens in Mexico by the end o…

Top 9 Things to Know about Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary

By Kylie Grader / Starbucks Today, Starbucks celebrates the journey of coffee from seed-to-cup by opening its largest destination in Southeast Asia – the Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary. 1. Original logo   Starbucks opens the Dewata Coffee Sanctuary with an original logo, crafted in the G…

Starbucks Opens One-of-a-Kind Coffee Sanctuary in Bali, Indonesia

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Five ways to meet your 2019 wellness goals at Starbucks

The new year often brings a renewed focus on healthful choices. Starbucks nutrition expert Kate Schenk, MS, CN shares her top five personal tips for wellness to jump start your 2019. “I’m not a fan of fad diets,” Schenk said. “It’s more about the long-term – finding balance and a sustainable way of…

Starbucks 2018: The year in pictures

By Joshua Trujillo / Starbucks Newsroom Starbucks is a coffee company that is all about people. It all starts with coffee – high-quality coffee served to customers around the globe. But it is the lens of humanity that has helped redefine the role of a for-profit company. In 2018, some of the compa…
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Starbucks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Starbucks founded?

    Starbucks was founded in 1971.

  • Who are Starbucks key executives?

    Starbucks's key executives are Kelly Bengston, Mary N. Dillon and Luigi Bonini.

  • How many employees does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 349,000 employees.

  • What is Starbucks revenue?

    Latest Starbucks annual revenue is $26.5 b.

  • What is Starbucks revenue per employee?

    Latest Starbucks revenue per employee is $76 k.

  • Who are Starbucks competitors?

    Competitors of Starbucks include Dunkin' Donuts, McDonald's and Whitbread.

  • Where is Starbucks headquarters?

    Starbucks headquarters is located at 2401 Utah Ave S, Seattle.

  • Where are Starbucks offices?

    Starbucks has offices in Seattle, Augusta, San Angelo, Vicente López and in 17 other locations.

  • How many offices does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 22 offices.