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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
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)291,000(+6%)
Job Openings20,479
Revenue (FY, 2018)$24.7 B(+11%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$70.5 (+2%)

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
Kelly Bengston

Kelly Bengston

SVP, Chief Procurement Officer
Luigi Bonini

Luigi Bonini

Senior Vice President, Global Product Innovation
Rosalind Roz Brewer

Rosalind Roz Brewer

Chief Operating Officer and Group President
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Starbucks Office Locations

Starbucks has offices in Seattle, Hallandale Beach, Las Condes, São Paulo 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 $87.7 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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App Downloads (iOS)

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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

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Starbucks Online and Social Media Presence

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Starbucks News and Updates

Former Starbucks exec Howard Schultz rebukes Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 2 signature policies (SBUX)

Howard Schultz — current Starbucks chairman emeritus, former Starbucks CEO and chairman, and potential 2020 presidential candidate — appeared at a CNN town hall on Tuesday night. He took aim at two of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's signature plans: the Green New Deal and the 70% marginal tax rate…

Howard Schultz would not say whether he will sell his stake in Starbucks if he runs for president (SBUX)

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sidestepped a question about whether he would sell his shares in the company if he decided to run for president and were elected. "I think we're getting way premature," Schultz said when CNN reporter Poppy Harlow asked the question and highlighted his $2 billion…

Starbucks to add around 10 stores this fiscal

Tata Starbucks, a 50:50 joint venture between Tata Global Beverages and Starbucks Coffee of the US, is planning to add up to 10 new stores in the next two months, taking the total count to around 145 outlets, said a top company official. The premium coffee chain is increasing the number of roll outs…

Short sellers take aim at Starbucks as Howard Schultz weighs 2020

Former Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz's "60 Minutes" interview and a recent New York City book event to promote an expected presidential run have short sellers lining up to bet on the company's fall.What's happening: Short sellers added 2.5 million shares, or 6.78%, to bets against Starbucks over…

Instant Coffee 2019 Global Market Key Players – Nestle, JDE, The Kraft Heinz, Tata Global Beverages, Unilever, Tchibo Coffee, Starbucks – Analysis and Forecast to 2025

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Instant Coffee Market Research Report 2019” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Starbucks 'unlikely' to be overtaken in China by Luckin in 2019 - CEO

Starbucks Corp is unlikely to cede its leading position in China, the company's fastest-growing major market, to Chinese startup Luckin in 2019, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in an interview on Thursday.
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Starbucks Blogs

Starbucks Delivers expands in U.S. powered by Uber Eats

Delivery service begins today in San Francisco, will expand to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. Starbucks U.S. expansion joins delivery initiatives in China, Japan, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Mexico, and Chile, tapping into global $95 billion online…

Starbucks Mexico opens its second store operated exclusively by older citizens

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

Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary becomes largest Starbucks destination in Southeast Asia New experiential retail format invites customers to embark on the seed-to-cup journey Indonesian craftsmanship and artwork pay tribute to one of coffee’s most extraordinary origin regions      To support th…

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 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 291,000 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 $84.9 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 Seattle, Hallandale Beach, Las Condes, São Paulo and in 37 other locations.

  • How many offices does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 41 offices.