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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks) is a specialty coffee retailer. It roasts, markets and retails specialty coffee. The company offers several blends of coffee, handcrafted beverages, merchandise, and food items. Starbucks also offers a range of consumer products in coffee and tea, readymade drinks, and ice cream. The company, through its owned and licensed stores, has presence in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the Americas. The company operates roasting, manufacturing facilities, warehouse and distribution facilities in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington in the US; Netherlands and Thailand. Starbucks is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the US.

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Sep 23, 2015: Fortune 500 Listed Companies Pledge To Use 100% Renewable Electricity

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Table Of Contents

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Starbucks Corporation - Key Facts 6
Starbucks Corporation - Key Employees 7
Starbucks Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 11
Starbucks Corporation - Major Products and Services 12
Starbucks Corporation - History 14
Starbucks Corporation - Company Statement 19
Starbucks Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 23
Head Office 23
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 23
Joint Venture 26
Section 2 - Company Analysis 27
Starbucks Corporation - Business Description 27
Starbucks Corporation - Corporate Strategy 28
Starbucks Corporation - SWOT Analysis 29
SWOT Analysis - Overview 29
Starbucks Corporation - Strengths 29
Strength - Operational Performance 29
Strength - Strong Network 29
Strength - Strategic Acquisitions 29
Starbucks Corporation - Weaknesses 30
Weakness - Product Issues 30
Weakness - Declining Net Working Capital 30
Starbucks Corporation - Opportunities 31
Opportunity - Increasing Hot Drinks Market 31
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 31
Starbucks Corporation - Threats 32
Threat - Stiff Competition 32
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 32
Threat - Supply of High Quality Arabica Coffee Beans 32
Starbucks Corporation - Key Competitors 33
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 35
Performance Chart 37
Financial Performance 37
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 38
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 39
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 40
Sep 23, 2015: Fortune 500 Listed Companies Pledge To Use 100% Renewable Electricity 40
Section 5 - Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables
Starbucks Corporation, Key Facts 6
Starbucks Corporation, Key Employees 7
Starbucks Corporation, Key Employees (cont..) 10
Starbucks Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 11
Starbucks Corporation, Major Products and Services 12
Starbucks Corporation, History 14
Starbucks Corporation, Subsidiaries 23
Starbucks Corporation, Joint Venture 26
Starbucks Corporation, Key Competitors 33
Starbucks Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 34
Starbucks Corporation, Annual Ratios 35
Starbucks Corporation, Interim Ratios 38
Currency Codes 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 45
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures
Starbucks Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 37
Starbucks Corporation, Ratio Charts 39

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