Starbucks is a chain of restaurants that retails handcrafted coffee, tea, and fresh food items. Its locations serve hot and cold drinks, whole-bean coffee, microground instant coffee, espresso, caffe latte, full-leaf teas, evolution fresh juices, pastries, and snacks. In addition to its Starbucks Coffee brand, the Company sells goods and services under various brands, including Teavana, Tazo, Seattle's Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange and Ethos.

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HQSeattle, US
Size (employees)277,000 (est)
Starbucks was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Seattle, US
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Key People/Management at Starbucks

Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz

Chairman Emeritus
Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

President, CEO
Andy Adams

Andy Adams

Senior Vice President, Store Development
Luigi Bonini

Luigi Bonini

Senior Vice President, Global Product Innovation
Rosalind Roz Brewer

Rosalind Roz Brewer

Chief Operating Officer and Group President
Brady Brewer

Brady Brewer

Chief Operating Officer, Starbucks Japan
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Starbucks Office Locations

Starbucks has offices in Lima, Las Condes, São Paulo, Vila Olimpia and in 37 other locations
Seattle, US (HQ)
2401 Utah Ave S
Hallandale Beach, US
1805 E Hallandale Beach Blvd
Vicente López, AR
3°Piso 1295 Av. del Libertador
Mount Waverley, AU
357 Ferntree Gully Rd
Wien, AT
20 Theobaldgasse
São Paulo, BR
Rua Funchal, 551 – cj 42, Vila Olímpia
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Starbucks Financials and Metrics

Starbucks Revenue

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Starbucks's revenue was reported to be $24.72 b in FY, 2018 which is a 10.4% increase from the previous period.

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Starbucks's current market capitalization is $87.8 b.
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Starbucks Operating Metrics

Starbucks's Stores was reported to be 28.2 k in Q2, 2018.
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21.37 k23.04 k23.57 k23.92 k24.40 k25.09 k25.73 k26.16 k26.74 k26.74 k27.34 k28.04 k28.21 k

Monthly Customers

60 m


65 68 75 75

App Downloads (iOS)

3 m
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Starbucks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal 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: 79.7% from Company-operated Stores, 10.7% from Licensed Stores and 9.6% from CPG, Foodservice and Other

Starbucks revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 70.4% from United States and 29.6% from Other Countries

Human Capital Metrics

Starbucks's employees are reported to be approximately 67% female and 33% male.
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Starbucks Online and Social Media Presence

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Starbucks News and Updates

Starbucks Is Laying Off 350 Corporate Employees

Starbucks is on a mission to boost profit and appease apprehensive investors.

Starbucks cutting 350 corporate jobs

Starbucks Corp. confirmed on Tuesday that it is cutting 350 corporate jobs across areas including marketing, creative, product, technology and store development. This is about 5% of the company's global, non-retail workforce. The cuts come after months of consideration about how to get the company …

Starbucks to lay off 350 global corporate employees

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp is laying off about 350 global corporate employees, Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson said on Tuesday in a memo to employees, seen by Reuters.

Starbucks to cut 5% of its corporate workforce

Starbucks is planning to lay off approximately 5% of its global corporate workforce.

Starbucks CEO: 'We're not immune' to the trade war, but we're 'playing the long game' in China

Jim Cramer speaks with Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, who says that his coffee giant's business in China has been built "in China, for China."

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Global Quick Service Restaurants market, analyzes and researches the Quick Service Restaurants development status and forecast in United States, EU, Japan, China, India and Southeast Asia. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Starbucks Blogs

Starbucks holiday beverages around the world

Gingerbread, peppermint, eggnog and baked cheese? The holidays have arrived at Starbucks around the world, with flavors that have come to define the season – along with a few surprises. Take a tour around the world and sample some of Starbucks unique beverages for the 2018 holiday season. Christmas…

Good Things Happen: Two Tylers, a cribs coalition and a drive-through reveal

By Jennifer Warnick / Starbucks Newsroom Everyone knows that way more than coffee happens at Starbucks, and this month was no exception. A tale of two Texas Tylers Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So, when 8-year-old Tyler Smith showed up at a Starbucks outside Houston, Texas, dress…

A life of service: Meet some of the 21,000 veterans and military spouses Starbucks has hired

By Linda Dahlstrom / Starbucks Newsroom Cassie Diederich was at a crossroads. She was newly out of the Navy and needed a job. But, she also didn’t think anyone would hire her since she’d be moving out of state soon with her wife, a Marine who was being assigned a new duty station. Still, she walked…

Starbucks holiday 2018 merchandise hits shelves with new products from and Ember

The holidays have officially arrived at Starbucks and stores have transformed to celebrate the festive season. While sipping your favorite seasonal beverage like Starbucks Peppermint Mocha, Caramel Brulée Latte and Toasted White Chocolate Mocha, customers can shop Starbucks specially designed lineup…
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Starbucks Company Life and Culture

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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 Howard Schultz, Kevin Johnson and Andy Adams.

  • How many employees does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 277,000 employees.

  • What is Starbucks revenue?

    Latest Starbucks annual revenue is $24.7 b.

  • What is Starbucks revenue per employee?

    Latest Starbucks revenue per employee is $89.2 k.

  • Who are Starbucks competitors?

    Competitors of Starbucks include Subway, Costa Coffee and Whitbread.

  • Where is Starbucks headquarters?

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

  • Where are Starbucks offices?

    Starbucks has offices in Lima, Las Condes, São Paulo, Vila Olimpia and in 37 other locations.

  • How many offices does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 41 offices.