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Starbucks Inventory

1. Brand inventory History The first Starbucks opened in Seattle on March 30, 1971 by three partners: Jerry Baldwin (English teacher), Zev Siegl (history teacher), and Gordon Bowker (writer). The three were inspired by entrepreneur Alfred Peet (whom they knew personally) to sell high-quality coffee beans and equipment. The name, inspired by Moby Dick, evoked the romance of the high seas and the seafaring tradition of the early coffee traders. From 1971–1975, the first Starbucks was at 2000 Western...

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Starbucks Corporation Annual Report “Starbucks is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Starbuck’s goal is to become the leading retailer and brand of coffee in each of its target markets by selling the finest quality coffee and related products, and by providing each customer a unique Starbucks Experience. The company’s mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time” (H. Schultz, (CEO) Starbucks Corporation, 2010)...

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Starbuck’s Case Study Notes Why has Starbucks’ customer satisfaction scores declined? Starbucks customer satisfaction scores began to decline despite the fact of Starbucks’ overwhelming presence and convenience. There was very little image or product differentiation between Starbucks and the smaller coffee chains. However, there was a significant differentiation between Starbucks and the independent specialty coffeehouses. The brand image of Starbucks also had some rough edges. More customers...

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MKTG410-001 Case Study 2: Starbucks: Forbidden in the Forbidden City Submission Date: 3/2/2015 BB202121, CHAU HONG CHON, Eric BB201531, CHEN CHAOHUA, Cherish BB102089, LO CHENG MAN, Karina 1. Why is China, traditionally a non-coffee drinking culture, an important market for Starbucks? China contains large number of population. For Beijing’s Forbidden City, which is China’s top tourists attraction, as a destination of choice for both Chinese and foreign visitors, hosts millions of visitors...

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2. SWOT ANALYSIS Strengths Brand Image: Starbucks is amongst one of the very few companies that have managed to successfully create market awareness and stir up consumer interest in specialty coffee while at the same time preserving brand dominance. Its focus on consistency in delivering positive consumer experience stresses the point about consumer visits to its cafes being an ‘Experience’ rather than just seeing it as another coffee maker (workforce.com). Unique Strategy: The Ability to capture...

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Case Study: Starbucks Internal Environment: IFAS a. Corporate Structure i. Howard Schultz is the chairman and chief global strategist. They have a lean corporate structure that allows a lot of money to go to employee health benefits and future growth. Employees are called “partners” Store managers are called weekly to be applauded for good work. The success of the company is directly related to its corporate structure. ii. It is not clear from the case, however, I believe that Starbucks has a corporate...

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Chef Chapela 10/11/2012 Starbucks began in 1971 as any other café. It wasn’t until a trip to Milan, Italy in 1983 by Howard Shultz that Starbucks began making changes. In Italy people were coming to cafés to get premium coffee, but also were sitting and enjoying their coffee over conversation or relaxation. In America customers more frequently got their coffee in a rush and weren’t too concerned with quality. Shultz came back with the notion to make Starbucks a premium coffee house with personal...

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small coffee house name Starbucks grew from the ideas of a man named Howard Shultz. Howard bought into the company in the early 80’s after taking a trip to Italy and being inspired by their culture. His inspiration and ideas proved to be right, Seattle soon became crazy about about coffee and before you know it their was lattes and mochas in everyones hands. With the great demand and success in Washington Starbucks decides expand in North America. Immediately after that Starbucks decided to expand globally...

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Starbucks started in 1971 and by creating a cozy third place to customers beyond home and work and offering a slightly higher price yet fine quality coffee, within 25 years, it had opened just over 1000 stores. In order to maintain its leadership position, Starbucks had continued pursuing growth opportunities by selling Starbucks products through mass distribution channels and expanding its retail footprint. Along with the rapid expansion and success, Starbucks has encountered financial downturn...

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the brand loyal that I chosen is Starbuck Coffee. Starbucks coffee is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world and has become a truly global brand. In basic concepts of marketing Starbucks Coffee can be consider as 'demands' rather than 'needs' and 'wants'. 2. Starbucks product include fresh brewed coffee, hot and iced espresso beverages, coffee and non coffee blended beverages, Tazo tea, baked pastries, sandwiches, and salads. Starbucks paraphernalia includes coffee grinders...

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