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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

34 pages — Published May 27, 2014
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Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks) is a US-based specialty coffee retailer. It roasts, markets and retails specialty coffee. It 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 Starbucks ice cream. The company markets its products under its flagship Starbucks brand and other brands such as Tazo Tea, Seattles Best Coffee, Starbucks VIA, Torrefazione Italia Coffee, and Evolution Fresh. Starbucks, through its company-owned and licensed stores, operates in more than 64 countries across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the Americas.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Starbucks Corporation 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.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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TitleStarting PageNumber of Pages
Table of Contents22
  List of Tables31
  List of Figures31
Section 1 - About the Company41
Starbucks Corporation - Key Facts41
Starbucks Corporation - Key Employees51
Starbucks Corporation - Key Employee Biographies61
Starbucks Corporation - Major Products and Services72
Starbucks Corporation - History94
Starbucks Corporation - Company Statement132
Starbucks Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries154
  Head Office151
  Other Locations &Subsidiaries153
  Joint Venture181
Section 2 Company Analysis191
Starbucks Corporation - Business Description191
Starbucks Corporation - SWOT Analysis203
  SWOT Analysis - Overview201
  Starbucks Corporation - Strengths201
    Strength - Global Retail Footprint201
    Strength - Business Segment: Americas201
    Strength - Comprehensive Offerings201
  Starbucks Corporation - Weaknesses201
    Weakness - Limited Liquidity201
    Weakness - Decline in Operational Performance201
  Starbucks Corporation - Opportunities211
    Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Initiatives211
    Opportunity - New Market Entry: Colombia, Bolivia and Panama211
    Opportunity - Growth Markets: Asia-Pacific211
  Starbucks Corporation - Threats221
    Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences221
    Threat - Supply of High Quality Arabica Coffee Beans221
    Threat - Intense Competition221
Starbucks Corporation - Key Competitors231
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios241
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios241
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios242
Performance Chart261
Financial Performance261
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios271
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts281
Starbucks Corporation, Recent Deals Summary291
Section 4 Appendix305
  Ratio Definitions304
  About GlobalData341
  Contact Us341

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