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Starbucks's top competitors include Dunkin' Donuts, McDonald's, Whitbread, Costa Coffee and Subway.
Starbucks
Starbucks
Starbucks is a company operating as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee.
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts is a chain of coffee and baked goods restaurants.
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.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1971
Founding Date
1950
Founding Date
1955
Founding Date
1742
Founding Date
1971
Founding Date
N/A
Type
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Tags
Locations
Locations
Seattle, US HQ
Vicente López, AR
Cremorne, AU
Wien, AT
Bandar Seri Begawan, BN
Toronto, CA
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Locations
Canton, US HQ
Locations
Chicago, US HQ
Pennant Hills, AU
Brunn Am Gebirge, AT
Sanabis, BH
Zaventem, BE
São Paulo, BR
Sofia, BG
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Locations
Dunstable, GB HQ
London, GB
Locations
Houghton Regis, GB HQ
Locations
Milford, US HQ
Employees
Employees
349,0001% increase
Employees
19,1341% increase
Employees
205,0002% decrease
Employees
35,455
Employees
9,8062% increase
Employees
68,9331% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
129.4 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
170.1 b
Valuation ($)
8.7 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
10.9 m
Twitter followers
N/A
Twitter followers
169.3 k
Twitter followers
10.7 k
Twitter followers
261.7 k
Twitter followers
2.3 m
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
925
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
42
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
18
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
900
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
421
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
22.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
16.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
29.2
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
62.49%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
94.44%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
28.44%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
90.5%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
5896
Alexa Website Rank
59595
Alexa Website Rank
7077
Alexa Website Rank
441511
Alexa Website Rank
289004
Alexa Website Rank
15006
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.3
Employee Rating
3.4
Employee Rating
3.7
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
3.5

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$26.5b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$19.2b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
£2b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
£1.3b (FY, 2019)
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
N/A
Cost of goods
£426.4m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
$18b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
£917.7m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
$3.6b (FY, 2019)
Net income
N/A
Net income
$4.7b (FY, 2020)
Net income
£210.6m (FY, 2019)
Net income
£105.2m (FY, 2019)
Net income
N/A

Operating

Coffee Shops (Other)
Coffee Shops (Other)
N/A
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 (UK)
Coffee Shops (UK)
N/A
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
Countries
Countries
81 (FY, 2019)
Countries
N/A
Countries
119 (Q2, 2020)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Restaurants
Restaurants
N/A
Restaurants
N/A
Restaurants
39 k (Q2, 2020)
Restaurants
400 (FY, 2017)
Restaurants
N/A
Restaurants
N/A
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Dunkin' Donuts
HQ
Canton, US

Dunkin' Donuts is a chain of coffee and baked goods restaurants.

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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
35,455

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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