Our story began in 1971. Back then we were a roaster and retailer of whole bean and ground coffee, tea and spices with a single store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Today we are privileged to connect with millions of customers every day with exceptional products and more than 28,000 retail stores in 76 markets.
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Q1 financial 2018 highlights: Net Revenues Up 6% to a Record $6 Billion; Global and U.S. Comp Store Sales Up 2%; China Net Revenues Up 30%; and Company Adds 1.4 Million Active Starbucks Rewards Members in the U.S. to 14.2 Million.
To mark the release of Season 2 of Upstanders, Starbucks original series highlighting ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positive change, the Starbucks Foundation launched the “Upstanders Challenge,” awarding more than half a million dollars in grants to organizations (eligible US 501(c)3 non-profits) making a difference in their communities.
Company commits to returning $15B to shareholders over 3 years, opened 603 net new stores globally in Q4, and Starbucks Rewards membership grew 11% year-over-year.
There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the Member States of the United Nations. These goals outline ways to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect the planet. Starbucks 2016 Global Social Impact Goals map directly to the SDGs, demonstrating the company’s leadership position and dedication to this effort.
The Starbucks Foundation has a 20-year history of investing in communities across the U.S. and globally by supporting organizations working to create job and education opportunities for young people.
Teavana means"heaven of tea" and highlights the mission to introduce people to the aromas, textures and qualities of a variety of teas. Here is Starbucks historical tea milestones.
Starbucks acquires remaining shares of East China business.
Company Announces Strategic Actions to Advance Growth Agenda and Increase Returns
As part of a first-of-its-kind partnership with Oprah Winfrey, Starbucks donated $21 million to help support youth education from sales of limited-time offering Teavana Oprah Chai. As a result of the three-year program, the donation made a positive impact on the lives of young people around the world.
Starbucks and PepsiCo started the coffee Ready-to-Drink (RTD) category with the launch of the iconic bottled Frappuccino. What started as a nascent category has grown to be a more than $2 billion retail business and Starbucks is the leader in RTD coffee with 97 percent share.
No matter how customers choose to pay at Starbucks, the goal is to deliver a seamless payment experience. By accepting a variety of payment methods, Starbucks allows customers to select the option most convenient and relevant to them.
This is a time in America when it’s crucial to bridge the drift in our society between our civilian and military populations. Of the less than one percent who have served in the military, only 12 percent believe the U.S. public understands their service and sacrifice.
Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay allows customers to place and pay for orders in advance of their visit and pick them up at a participating Starbucks location.
Starbucks is committed to bringing new experiences to customers to make their lives just a little bit easier
Mobile Order & Pay allows customers to place orders in advance of their visit and pick them up at their chosen Starbucks® location.
Starbucks sources only Arabica coffee from more than 30 countries from around the world. Its broad range of farmers, co-operatives and suppliers offer a vast ecosystem to supply coffee in small quantities and at scale.
Starbucks stores serve as a third place, inspiring moments of connection around the world.
The art of roasting is what first attracted us to coffee; it’s an expertise that we have been perfecting ever since opening our original Pike Place Market store, and it’s an art we have practiced every day since.
Part of reinventing the coffeehouse experience, was creating a new retail experience unlike anything customers have seen from Starbucks before.
Over two years in the making, the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room opens on December 5, 2014 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, WA.
Seattle is a city with a deep history in culture and a passion for coffee.We opened our first store in the historic Pike Place Market, and we are honored to open the first-ever Starbucks Reserve® Roastery and Tasting Room in this community.
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At Starbucks, coffee is the heart and soul of our company and we are committed to serving the highest quality arabica coffee sourced in the most ethical way possible.
At Starbucks, we have the unique opportunity to be a part of people’s lives where they live, work and play.