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Starbucks's top competitors include McDonald's, Whitbread, Costa Coffee, Subway and Dunkin' Donuts.
Starbucks
Starbucks
Starbucks is a chain of restaurants that retails handcrafted coffee, tea, and fresh food items.
McDonald's
McDonald's
McDonald's is an international chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.
Whitbread
Whitbread
Whitbread is a large operator of hotels, restaurants and coffee shops.
Costa Coffee
Costa Coffee
Costa Coffee is a multinational coffeehouse chain.
Subway
Subway
SUBWAY is an American fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads.
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts is a chain of coffee and baked goods restaurants.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1971
Founding Date
1955
Founding Date
1742
Founding Date
1971
Founding Date
1965
Founding Date
1950
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Type
Private
Tags
Locations
Locations
Seattle, US HQ
Vicente López, AR
Cremorne, AU
Wien, AT
São Paulo, BR
Bandar Seri Begawan, BN
Toronto, CA
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Locations
Chicago, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Brunn Am Gebirge, AT
Bakı, AZ
Machelen, BE
Sarajevo, BA
Toronto, CA
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Locations
Dunstable, GB HQ
London, GB
Locations
Houghton Regis, GB HQ
Locations
Milford, US HQ
Locations
Canton, US HQ
Employees
Employees
346,00019% increase
Employees
205,0002% decrease
Employees
35,63429% decrease
Employees
N/A
Employees
61,7101% increase
Employees
17,3691% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
90.7 b
Valuation ($)
137.1 b
Valuation ($)
4 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
11.2 m
Twitter followers
171.3 k
Twitter followers
10.7 k
Twitter followers
254 k
Twitter followers
2.3 m
Twitter followers
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
911
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
34
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
833
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
287
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
31.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
16.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
38.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
65.42%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
40.58%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
76.31%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
2284
Alexa Website Rank
10148
Alexa Website Rank
353714
Alexa Website Rank
273601
Alexa Website Rank
16943
Alexa Website Rank
74457

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$26.5b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$21.1b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
£2b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
£1.3b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$8.5b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
£426.4m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
$18b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
£917.7m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
$3.6b (FY, 2019)
Net income
$6b (FY, 2019)
Net income
£210.6m (FY, 2019)
Net income
£105.2m (FY, 2019)
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A

Operating

Coffee Shops (Other)
Coffee Shops (Other)
N/A
Coffee Shops (Other)
N/A
Coffee Shops (Other)
1.4 k (FY, 2018)
Coffee Shops (Other)
1 k (Oct, 2018)
Coffee Shops (Other)
N/A
Coffee Shops (Other)
N/A
Coffee Shops (UK)
Coffee Shops (UK)
N/A
Coffee Shops (UK)
N/A
Coffee Shops (UK)
2.4 k (FY, 2018)
Coffee Shops (UK)
1.3 k (Oct, 2018)
Coffee Shops (UK)
N/A
Coffee Shops (UK)
N/A
Countries
Countries
81 (FY, 2019)
Countries
120 (Q1, 2018)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Restaurants
Restaurants
N/A
Restaurants
37.3 k (Q1, 2018)
Restaurants
400 (FY, 2017)
Restaurants
N/A
Restaurants
N/A
Restaurants
N/A
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McDonald's
HQ
Chicago, US
Employees
205,000↓ 2% decrease

McDonald's is an international chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.

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Whitbread
HQ
Dunstable, GB
Employees
35,634↓ 29% decrease

Whitbread is a large operator of hotels, restaurants and coffee shops.

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Costa Coffee
HQ
Houghton Regis, GB

Costa Coffee is a multinational coffeehouse chain.

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Subway
HQ
Milford, US
Employees
61,710↑ 1% increase

SUBWAY is an American fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads.

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