Starbucks Environmental Scan

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Starbucks Environmental Scan
Starbucks is a company in which purchases and roasts high quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related accessories and equipment ( During my environmental scan in which took place at the Starbucks on the corner of Fair and Newport across the street from vanguard, I noticed many things in which where never brought to my attention in prior stays and visits at Starbucks; such as the many social groups in which choose to have their meetings at Starbucks. Thus in this essay we will discuss things in which many people do not really notice when going to Starbucks.

The first question in which is asked of me for this assignment is, what is the demographic make-up of their customers? During my scan at this particular Starbucks the average age of each customer was from the low to mid-twenties, but then there are the occasional older folks in which would bring in there children of which where the ages of twelve and younger. When asked about the ethnicity of which the customers are, Starbucks holds no boundaries to that question. During my stay there where many races in which where there such as Hispanics, Caucasians, African-American, and there where also other races in which I do not even know the name of in which where there. The socio-economic level of most customers seemed very high, it seemed as if everyone there is well educated and it seemed as if most people in which where there are attending college our have attended college.

Another question in which was asked of me was; what do the customers order? Since my scan was done at night most drinks that where ordered where hot. Also some people would order a pastries with there drinks in which could be a coffee cake, or a chocolate espresso browny, or one of the other pastries in which where offered. People ordered many different types of...
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