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Starbucks is a chain of restaurants that retails handcrafted coffee, tea, and fresh food items. It offers 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.
TypePublic
Founded1971
HQSeattle, US
Websitestarbucks.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Culture scoreA

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)346,000(+19%)
Job Openings20,729
Revenue (FY, 2019)$26.5 B(+8%)
Share Price (May 2020)$78

Key People/Management at Starbucks

Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Andy Adams

Andy Adams

Senior Vice President, Store Development
Kelly Bengston

Kelly Bengston

Senior Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer, Global Sourcing
Luigi Bonini

Luigi Bonini

Senior Vice President, Global Product Innovation
Brady Brewer

Brady Brewer

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
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Starbucks Office Locations

Starbucks has offices in Seattle, San Angelo, Vicente López, Cremorne and in 15 other locations
Seattle, US (HQ)
2401 Utah Ave S
Vicente López, AR
Av. del Libertador 1295
Cremorne, AU
Office 2/658 Church St
Wien, AT
Theobaldgasse 20
São Paulo, BR
R. Funchal, 551 - 42 - Vila Olímpia
Bandar Seri Begawan, BN
Berjaya Food Supreme Sdn Bhd, 95 Jalan Pemancha
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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 (Q1, 2020)

7.1b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

4.9b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

68.5%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

885.3m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

1.2b

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

91.1b

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

78.0

Cash (29-Mar-2020)

2.6b

EV

111.5b
Starbucks's current market capitalization is $91.1 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, 2020

Revenue

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

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
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

2.0b2.2b2.7b3.7b2.1b1.9b4.8b2.1b4.8b3.0b2.6b

Accounts Receivable

865.1m791.0m791.1m851.8m869.6m854.8m721.4m703.6m790.6m908.1m

Prepaid Expenses

357.0m409.9m354.8m950.5m1.2b1.4b608.5m674.0m591.6m474.0m691.5m

Inventories

1.2b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.4b1.5b
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
USDY, 2020

EV/CFO

234.8 x

Financial Leverage

-3.6 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 k24.40 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 k31.80 k

Monthly Customers

60 m

Countries

65 68 75 75 78 81

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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Starbucks Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    76/100

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Starbucks News and Updates

With Small Coffee Brands Reeling, Nestle, Starbucks Set to Grow

With Small Coffee Brands Reeling, Nestle, Starbucks Set to Grow

Starbucks reusable cups sales are exploding on resale sites as people pay 5 times original prices for a sense of coffee shop normalcy

People are buying Starbucks color-changing cups for five times as much as their original prices on resale sites.  Starbucks stores began selling the new Confetti Cold Cup and a five-pack of color-changing cups earlier in May.  Starbucks is the No. 1 trending brand on fashion resale site Poshmark,…

Desperate for Coffee? Canary Wharf Traders Get Starbucks Relief

Desperate for Coffee? Canary Wharf Traders Get Starbucks Relief

Starbucks recoups nearly two-thirds of comparable U.S. sales as stores reopen

Starbucks Corp said on Thursday it had regained nearly two-thirds of its comparable U.S. store sales from the prior year, as it reopened stores and modified operations due to the coronavirus-related restrictions.

Starbucks same-store sales in U.S. and China improve as company reopens cafes

Starbucks customers are starting to return to its cafes in the United States and China as the global coffee chain reopens many locations that shuttered temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Starbucks U.S. same-store sales have recovered more than 60% from last year, summer menu announced

Starbucks Corp.'s Chief Executive Kevin Johnson gave an update on the company's reopening status around the world on Thursday, saying that U.S. same-store sales have regained 60% to 65% of last year's numbers. Starbucks began reopening U.S. stores the second week of May. In China, the company has r…
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Starbucks Blogs

A cup of coffee, a life saved: Barista’s Army vet husband to give customer kidney

Story by Linda Dahlstrom, video by Luanne Dietz and photos by David Ryder TACOMA, Wash. – It was the moment that Vince Villano, 41, had spent his life dreading. From his hospital bed at St. Joseph’s Medical Center last Thursday, he watched as his blood was whisked through a newly implanted chest tu…

Starbucks Reserve Roastery begins its unique New York state of grind

By Jennifer Warnick, photos by Joshua Trujillo and Connor Surdi / Starbucks Newsroom NEW YORK – In the chilly minutes before sunrise Friday, customers bundled in coats and scarves smiled through the massive, glowing windows of the Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York. In a few moments, the doors wou…

Starbucks Outlines Growth Agenda and Announces Expansion of Starbucks Delivers in U.S. and China at 2018 Investor Conference

Announces long-term growth algorithm delivering double-digit growth in non-GAAP earnings per share Announces launch of Starbucks Delivers to nearly a quarter of U.S. company-operated stores with Uber Eats, beginning in 2019 Expands Starbucks Delivers in China – on the Ele.me on-demand delivery …

First-of-its-kind Starbucks Virtual Store to Advance Customer Digital Experiences in Unimaginable Ways in China

Launch of Starbucks Virtual Starbucks® Store pushes the boundaries of innovation to provide a unified one-stop digital experience across Starbucks app and mobile apps within the Alibaba Operating System – Taobao, Tmall and Alipay Ground-breaking digital collaboration with Alibaba Group builds on st…

Meet Patrick Grismer, new Starbucks chief financial officer

By Linda Dahlstrom / Starbucks Newsroom As a young boy in Southern California, Patrick Grismer, who would grow up to be Starbucks chief financial officer, knew exactly what money could buy – and what it couldn’t. It could pay for new clothes like the other kids in his school wore – but it would co…

10 things to know about the Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York

By Jennifer Warnick / Starbucks Newsroom The new Starbucks Reserve Roastery in New York is designed to be a sleek, inspiring coffee extravaganza in the heart of the city’s vibrant meatpacking district. Locals and tourists alike pass through the historic, ultra-hip neighborhood in droves on their w…
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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 Kevin Johnson, Kevin Johnson and Andy Adams.

  • How many employees does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 346,000 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 $76.6 k.

  • Who are Starbucks competitors?

    Competitors of Starbucks include McDonald's, Whitbread and Costa Coffee.

  • Where is Starbucks headquarters?

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

  • Where are Starbucks offices?

    Starbucks has offices in Seattle, San Angelo, Vicente López, Cremorne and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 20 offices.