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Near-Term Investments Should Position Starbucks Well for Long-Term Category Gains

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Starbucks is the largest specialty coffee chain in the world, generating some $29 billion in sales during fiscal 2021. The firm’s attention to premium-quality coffee distinguishes it from chained competitors (alleviating pressure from quick-service restaurant competitors and at-home consumption), allowing Starbucks to charge substantially higher prices while creating a buzz around what has historically been a commoditized product.

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Starbucks is one of the most widely recognized restaurant brands in the world, operating nearly 34,000 stores across more than 80 countries as of the end of fiscal 2021. The firm operates in three segments: North America, international markets, and channel development (grocery and ready-to-drink beverage). The coffee chain generates revenue from company-operated stores, royalties, sales of equipment and products to license partners, ready-to-drink beverages, packaged coffee sales, and single-serve products.

2401 Utah Avenue South
Seattle, WA, 98134
T +1 206 447-1575
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Restaurants
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Oct 3, 2022
Stock Type Cyclical
Employees 383,000

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