McDonald's is seen as one of Starbucks's top competitors. McDonald's's headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois, and was founded in 1940. Like Starbucks, McDonald's also works within the Restaurant Franchises industry. McDonald's generates 75% of Starbucks's revenue.
Costa is one of Starbucks's top rivals. Costa was founded in 1971, and its headquarters is in Beds, England. Like Starbucks, Costa also works within the Restaurant Franchises field. Costa has 366,500 fewer employees than Starbucks.