Stock Symbol: SBUX
2401 Utah Ave. South
Starbucks Corporation Industry:
Starbucks Corporation Description:
Starbucks Coffee Company is the leading retailer, roaster and brand of specialty coffee in the world. In addition to retail locations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim, Starbucks sells coffee and tea products through its specialty operations, including its online store at Starbucks.com. Additionally, Starbucks produces and sells bottled Frappuccino(R) coffee drink, Starbucks DoubleShot(TM) and a line of superpremium ice creams through its joint venture partnerships. The Company's other brands enhance the Starbucks Experience through best-of-class products: Tazo Tea Company offers a line of innovative premium teas, and Hear Music produces and distributes a line of exceptional compact discs.
Starbucks Corporation Financial Summary:
SBUX purchases, roasts and sells high quality whole bean coffees, rich-brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages and a variety of pastries. For the 39 weeks ended 7/3/05, net sales rose 23% to $4.71B. Net income rose 29% to $370.9M. Revenues reflect the opening of new stores and a growth in comparable store sales. Net income also reflects leverage gained on fixed occupancy costs.
Starbucks Corporation Business Summary:
Starbucks Corporation purchases and roasts whole bean coffees and sells them along with brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages, a variety of food items, coffee-related accessories and equipment, a selection of teas and a line of compact discs, primarily through Company-operated retail stores. Starbucks also sells coffee and tea products through other channels. Through certain of its equity investees, Starbucks produces and sells bottled Frappuccino and Starbucks DoubleShot coffee drinks and a line of ice creams. The Company has two operating segments: United States and International, each of which includes Company-operated retail stores and Specialty operations. During the fiscal year ended October 10, 2004 (fiscal 2004), the Company had approximately 700 Company-operated, drive-thru locations, and 8,337 stores. In fiscal 2004, the Company introduced the Starbucks Hear Music Coffeehouse, a music store in Santa Monica, California.