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Costa Coffee is seen as one of Starbucks's top competitors. Costa Coffee's headquarters is in London, England, and was founded in 1971. Costa Coffee competes in the Juices, Soft Drinks & Non-alcoholic Beverages industry. Costa Coffee generates 8.63% of Starbucks's revenue.

McDonald's is one of Starbucks's top rivals. McDonald's was founded in 1940, and its headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois. McDonald's competes in the Food Processing field. McDonald's has 91,000 fewer employees than Starbucks.

Dunkin' Donuts is Starbucks's #3 rival. Dunkin' Donuts is a Private company that was founded in 1950 in Canton, Massachusetts. Like Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts also works within the Restaurants industry. Compared to Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts has 289,894 fewer employees.


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Starbucks Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Starbucks's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.8B. Over the last four quarters, Starbucks's revenue has grown by 12.6%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $6.7B; in Q3 2020, it was $6.2B; in Q2 2020, it was $4.2B; in Q1 2020, Starbucks's revenue was $6B.

Starbucks Acquisitions



East China JV Business ,Uni-President Enterprises Corporation

Jul 2017

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Teavana Corp.

Nov 2012

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Teavana is a retailer of premium loose-leaf tea and tea products.
Evolution Fresh, Inc.

Nov 2011

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Evolution Fresh produces fruit juices, smoothies, gourmet soups and salads.


Coffee Equipment Company

May 2005

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Apr 2005

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These are all the companies that Starbucks has acquired. Starbucks has acquired 7 companies and its latest acquisition was East China JV Business ,Uni-President Enterprises Corporation in Jul 2017.

Starbucks Funding History





Jun 1992

Since Starbucks was founded in 1971, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Starbucks has raised $0. Starbucks' funding round was on Jun 1992 for a total of $0

Starbucks Investments







Bulletproof manufactures and distributes charcoal capsules, dietary supplements, coffee, tea and protein powders for the retail sector.
May 10, 2017
Series B
Square provides credit card reader applications for iPhone, Android and iPad devices with a transaction rate per swipe.
Sep 16, 2012
Series D
Nov 18, 2015
Pinkberry owns, operates and franchises frozen yogurt chain of dessert restaurants.
May 02, 2009
Dec 01, 2015
Pinkberry owns, operates and franchises frozen yogurt chain of dessert restaurants.
Oct 15, 2007
Series A
Dec 01, 2015

These are all the companies that Starbucks has invested in. Starbucks has invested 7 companies and its latest investment was East China JV Business ,Uni-President Enterprises Corporation in Jul 2017.

Starbucks News

May 5, 2021InvestorPlace

Brewing Up More Income from Starbucks

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsStarbucks (SBUX) management boosted its... See more »
May 5, 2021BGR

Please stop doing this at Starbucks, because it's driving baristas crazy

There are exceptions to every rule, but more often than not viral TikTok trends are pretty pointless ... See more »
May 4, 202122 Words

Man's Ridiculous Starbucks Order Has Employee Begging to End TikTok Trend

If you've been on the internet even at all this past year, you will have seen the crazy coffees that ... See more »
May 4, 2021DBMnews

Star Wars Endor, Tatooine, and Batuu "Been There" Series Starbucks Mugs Arrive at Walt Disney World

Bright suns, Disney Parks fans! Today is May the 4th, and the Star Wars news just keeps coming. The S... See more »
May 3, 2021Fox News

Starbucks barista shares long order made by a customer, Twitter explodes

A Starbucks barista's tweet about a customer's complicated drink order has made fellow coffee prepare... See more »
May 3, 2021City A.M.

Starbucks on hiring spree for 400 new UK jobs as demand revives

Coffee giant Starbucks has launched a hiring spree for 400 roles as the coffee chain has been buoyed ... See more »
May 3, 2021Daily Herald

Starbucks transforms downtown Naperville store into restaurant-style concept

In the heart of downtown Naperville, a Starbucks Reserve coffee bar has been transformed into a speci... See more »

Starbucks Press Releases

December 15, 2020MyPE News

Cape Town's second of six Starbucks stores opens in Cavendish Square

Cape Town's third of six Starbucks stores opens in Tyger Valley Shopping Centre: Bellville is officia... See more »
December 15, 2020MyPE News

Flagship Starbucks caf opens in Victoria Wharf at the Waterfront

Flagship Starbucks café opens in Victoria Wharf at the Waterfront: Festive fanfare marked the opening... See more »
December 11, 2020WebWire

Starbucks Outlines Vision for the Future and Reaffirms Strategy for Continued Growth at Scale

- - • Reaffirms guidance supporting significant rebound in FY21 - • Signals outsized growth for FY22,... See more »
November 24, 2020Business Wire

Starbucks to Host Biennial Investor Day on December 9, 2020

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will host its biennial Investor Day on... See more »
November 20, 2020Business Wire

FCPT Announces Acquisition of a Starbucks Property for $1.2 million

MILL VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four Corners Property Trust (NYSE:FCPT), a real estate investme... See more »
October 22, 2020O'Dwyer's PR News

Calvin Klein Names Starbucks' Peters CMO

Calvin Klein names Starbucks' Linh Peters global chief marketing officer....Wachsman, a communication... See more »
August 31, 2020PR Newswire

Starbucks Provides $83,500 Grant To LA Regional Food Bank To Help Alleviate Hunger

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is pleased to announce ... See more »

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Seattle, Washington98134


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Starbucks Summary



Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is a coffee company and coffeehouse chain. Founded in 1971 by Orin Smith and headquartered in South Seattle, Washington with 238,000 employees, it is an international chain of restaurants that retails handcrafted coffee,...


Starbucks's President & CEO, Kevin Johnson, currently has an approval rating of 93%. Starbucks's primary competitors are Costa Coffee, McDonald's & Dunkin' Donuts.


Frequently Asked Questions about Starbucks

  1. When was Starbucks founded?

    Starbucks was founded in 1971
  2. Who is Starbucks's CEO?

    Starbucks's CEO is Kevin Johnson
  3. How much revenue does Starbucks generate?

    Starbucks generates $23.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Starbucks's headquarters?

    Starbucks's headquarters is in Seattle Washington, USA
  1. How many employees does Starbucks have?

    Starbucks has 291,000 employees
  2. What sector does Starbucks operate in?

    Starbucks is in Restaurants
  3. Who are Starbucks's competitors?

    Starbucks's top competitors are Costa Coffee, McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts
  4. Who has Starbucks invested in?

    Starbucks's has invested in companies such as Bulletproof, Square, Pinkberry