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Starbucks now operates about 13, locations in the U. In the past 12 months, Starbucks has opened almost 1, new stores in the Americas, which includes the U. That growth appears to be coming at a cost for Starbucks, according to Bernstein analyst Sara Senatore.
The new stores may be cannibalizing traffic from existing stores, potentially diverting 1 out of 7 transactions, she estimated.
Take Burlington, Vermont, where for years a Starbucks location on a main road was the sole location on the south side of the city. But recently, another Starbucks location opened -- directly across the street from the older cafe.
And co-founder Howard Schultz, the public face of the company, said this week he would step down as executive chairman. Even so, it should be a prime time for Starbucks. Coffee drinking among Americans is at a six-year high. Some of the growth is coming from a new habit: Same-store sales, a key retail metric tracking the performance of locations open at least a year, rose 2 percent in the most recent quarterfar below the 7 percent growth recorded as recently as Return on investment for new stores is also waning, with new locations reporting ROI of about 60 percent, down from 75 percent previously, Senatore noted.
That coincides with the growth in new locations, she pointed out. The data showing slowing growth at Starbucks, among other issues, "brings us to the question of, "should Starbucks strategy change?
The company said Thursday prices remain unchanged on drinks such as lattes and iced coffees in most stores. The Associated Press contributed to this report.Application. I applied through an employee referral.
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We are what we repeatedly do. On the Starbucks website a customer can go online and search the many different types of coffee Starbucks has to offer. You can filter out which kinds of coffee you do not like and the website will show you exactly what you . For Darlington it's just the latest blow in a series of retail misfortunes: BHS went in , and McDonald's shut its High Street outlet.
Last year, Starbucks closed doors on customers and TK Maxx. Starbucks wants the world to know they have more to offer than coffee and are committed to meeting the needs of society. “We’re not just passionate purveyors of coffee, but everything else that goes along with a full and rewarding coffeehouse experience.