Starbucks is an international 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. Most stores also sell pre-packaged food items, hot and cold sandwiches and items such as mugs and tumblers. Starbucks also offers a variety of beers, wines and appetizers, markets books, music, and films. Some of The Company’s products are seasonal or specific to the locality of the store. Starbucks-brand coffee, ice cream, and bottled cold coffee drinks are also sold at grocery stores.
Company Growth (employees)
Seattle, US
Size (employees)
277,000 (est)+10%
Starbucks was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Seattle, US

Key People/Management at Starbucks

Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
John  Culver

John Culver

Group President, Global Retail
Adam  Brotman

Adam Brotman

Executive Vice President, Global Retail Operations and Partner Digital Engagement
Cliff  Burrows

Cliff Burrows

Group President, Siren Retail
Lucy Lee  Helm

Lucy Lee Helm

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Law & Corporate Affairs
Kevin  Johnson

Kevin Johnson

President and Chief Operating Officer
Scott  Maw

Scott Maw

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Sharon  Rothstein

Sharon Rothstein

Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer
Vivek  Varma

Vivek Varma

Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
Sumitro Ghosh

Sumitro Ghosh

Chief Executive Officer, Tata Starbucks Private
Leo Tsoi

Leo Tsoi

Chief Operating Officer, Starbucks China
Rosalind Brewer

Rosalind Brewer

Chief Operating Officer and Group President
Mark Ring

Mark Ring

President, Starbucks Asia Pacific
Martin Brok

Martin Brok

President, Starbucks Europe, Middle East and Africa
Tony Matta

Tony Matta

President, Global Channel Development
Takafumi Minaguchi

Takafumi Minaguchi

Chief Executive Officer, Starbucks Japan
Michael  Conway

Michael Conway

Executive Vice President, Licensed Stores, U.S. and Latin America
Belinda Wong

Belinda Wong

Chief Executive Officer, Starbucks China

Starbucks Office Locations

Starbucks has offices in Seattle, Waltham, Philadelphia, Pasadena and in 185 other locations
Seattle, US (HQ)
2401 Utah Ave S
Mount Waverley, AU
357 Ferntree Gully Rd
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Starbucks Financials and Metrics

Starbucks Financials

Starbucks's revenue was reported to be $21.3 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

5.7 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

3.4 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


EBIT (Q3, 2017)

1 b

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

86.9 b

Cash (07-Feb-2017)

2.7 b


88.2 b
Starbucks's current market capitalization is $86.9 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


14.9 b16.4 b19.2 b21.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.4 b6.9 b7.8 b8.5 b

Gross profit

8.5 b9.6 b11.4 b12.8 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


4.2 b3.9 b4.2 b4.8 b4.6 b4.9 b5.4 b5 b5.2 b5.7 b5.3 b5.7 b

Cost of goods sold

1.8 b1.6 b1.7 b2 b1.9 b2 b2.2 b2 b2.1 b2.3 b2.1 b2.2 b

Gross profit

2.4 b2.2 b2.4 b2.8 b2.7 b2.9 b3.2 b3 b3.2 b3.4 b3.2 b3.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b2.6 b1.7 b1.5 b2.1 b

Accounts Receivable

561.4 m631 m719 m768.8 m


1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.4 b

Current Assets

5.5 b4.2 b4.4 b4.8 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


1.5 b1.2 b1 b1.9 b1.8 b2.1 b2.3 b1.3 b2.1 b2 b2.2 b2.7 b

Accounts Receivable

589.8 m590 m580.9 m664.9 m655.6 m672.7 m764.4 m743.7 m747.3 m865.1 m791 m791.1 m


943.3 m954.7 m1 b1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b

Current Assets

3.8 b3.6 b3.4 b4.5 b4.2 b4.8 b4.7 b3.9 b4.9 b4.6 b4.9 b5.5 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

8.8 m2.1 b2.8 b2.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

655.6 m748.4 m933.8 m1 b

Accounts Receivable

(68.3 m)(79.7 m)(82.8 m)(55.6 m)


152.5 m14.3 m(207.9 m)(67.5 m)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Accounts Receivable

672.7 m764.4 m743.7 m747.3 m865.1 m791 m


1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b

Accounts Payable

603.2 m648 m662.7 m675.7 m662.5 m686.9 m

Income Taxes Paid

278.1 m218.3 m259 m315 m
USDY, 2017


84.4 x


22.3 k

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Starbucks Operating Metrics

Starbucks's Stores was reported to be 26.7 k in Aug, 2017
Y, 2016Aug, 2017


25 k26.74 k

App Downloads (iOS)

3 m
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Starbucks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Torz and Macatonia Limited
AmRest Coffee
AmRest Kavezo
Bay Bread
Beijing Starbucks Coffee
Chengdu Starbucks Coffee
CHH Cafe
CHH Holdings of Texas
Coffee Concepts (Southern China)
Coffee House Holdings
Conifer Ventures
AmRest Coffee s.r.o.
AmRest Coffee Sp. z o. o.
AmRest Kavezo Kft.
Bay Bread LLC
Beijing Starbucks Coffee Co.
Chengdu Starbucks Coffee Company Limited
CHH Holdings of Texas LLC
Coffee Concepts (Southern China) Limited
Conifer Ventures Co. Ltd
Corporacion Starbucks Farmer Support Center Colombia
Emerald City C.V.
Evolution Fresh
Farmer Support Center
Guangdong Starbucks Coffee Company Limited
High Grown Investment Group (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Hubei Starbucks Coffee Company Limited
Koffee Sirena LLC
North American Coffee Partnership
Olympic Casualty Insurance Company
President Coffee (Cayman) Holdings Ltd.
President Starbucks Coffee (Shanghai) Company Limited
President Starbucks Coffee Corporation
Princi Global Limited
Princi London Limited
Princi Properties Limited
Princi UK Limited
Qingdao American Starbucks Coffee Company Limited
SBI Nevada
SCI Europe I
SCI Europe II
SCI Investment
Seastar Colombia Supply Company S.A.S.
Seattle Coffee Company
Seattle’s Best Coffee LLC
Shaya Coffee Limited
Starbucks (China) Company Limited
Starbucks (Shanghai) Coffee Company Limited
Starbucks (Shanghai) Supply Chain Co.
Starbucks (Shanghai) Trade Company Limited
Starbucks Asia Pacific Investment Holding III Limited
Starbucks Coffee Agronomy Company S.R.L.
Starbucks Coffee Netherlands B.V.
Starbucks International (Holdings) Ltd
Starbucks Card Europe Limited
Starbucks Coffee (Dalian) Company Limited
Starbucks Coffee (Liaoning) Company Limited
Starbucks Coffee (Shenzhen) Ltd.
Starbucks Coffee (Thailand) Co.
Starbucks Coffee Austria GmbH
Starbucks Coffee International
Starbucks Coffee Korea Co.
Starbucks Manufacturing Corporation
Starbucks New Venture Company
Starbucks Singapore Investment Pte. Ltd.
Starbucks AINI Coffee (Yunnan) Company Limited
Starbucks Asia Pacific Investment Holding II Limited
Starbucks Capital Asset Leasing Company
Starbucks Coffee Development (Yunnan) Company Limited
Starbucks Coffee Switzerland A.G.
Starbucks EMEA Investment Ltd
Starbucks EMEA Ltd
Torrefazione Italia LLC
Starbucks Asia Pacific Investment Holding Limited
Starbucks Coffee Company (Australia) Pty Ltd
Starbucks Coffee EMEA B.V.
Starbucks Coffee France S.A.S.
Starbucks Coffee Japan
Starbucks Holding Company
Starbucks Trading, G.K.
Teavana Puerto Rico
Xi’an Starbucks Coffee Company Limited
Starbucks Brasil Comércio de Cafés Ltda.
Starbucks Coffee Asia Pacific Limited
Starbucks Coffee Puerto Rico
Starbucks Coffee Trading Company Sarl
Starbucks Coffee Company (UK) Limited
Starbucks Farmer Support Center Tanzania Limited
Starbucks Coffee Canada
Starbucks Coffee Holdings (UK) Limited
Starbucks Coffee Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Starbucks EMEA Holdings Ltd
Starbucks Farmer Support Center Rwanda Ltd
Starbucks Manufacturing EMEA B.V.
Starbucks Switzerland Austria Holdings B.V.
Tata Starbucks Private Limited
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