Join Hands to Build a Smarter India: Sign in | Join now

13 Fascinating Facts About Starbucks

By SiliconIndia  |   Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 05:08 Hrs   |    3 Comments
29
cmt right
23
Comment Right
46
cmt right
12
cmt right
Printer Print Email Email


Bangalore: Unless and until anyone living in a cave for past few decades, Starbucks is the name hardly anyone doesn’t know. The company was first launched in Seattle in 1971 and since then there is no looking back. At present they are spread over 16,300 locations across the globe and now India is also in the list. "It is perhaps the most elegant, beautiful, dynamic store we've opened in our history," Chief Executive Howard Schultz said as quoted by TOI.



In January Starbucks entered a joint venture with Tata Global Beverages and Tata Starbucks was set up. Indians are well acclaimed for its tea drinkers but coffee is also not left behind. Along with its mouth watering coffee, there are few amazing facts about Starbucks which will make you raise your eyebrows. Let’s have a look -



1. On An Average, Starbucks Open 2 Stores Daily



Since 1987, Starbucks, on an average has added two stores on a daily basis. Starbucks had 137,000 employees or "partners" as they called them in 2010. This is twice the population of Greenland. Starbucks opened its first store in Beijing in 1999 which now rose to 376 stores in China which is expected to reach 1000 by 2015.



Also read: Top 10 Companies For Grooming Leaders



Experts on SiliconIndia
Santhosh  K
Sr. Soft. Engg.
Oracle India
Nehal Vyas
Sr. Team Lead
Cyberoam Tech.
Rani Malli
Sr. Director
Philips
Ather Mohammad A
Sr. Executive
ISB
Vijay Balkrishna Konduskar
Business Consultant
Imans Web Tech
Dr L P  Sharma
Technical Director
NIC
Reena Khanna
Founder
Solitaireworld
Dellas  Asse
sys-network admin
Computer Station
Sign Up for DailyDose and Read the Day's Highlights
Write your comment now
Submit Reset
Reader's comments(3)
1: What sets Starbucks different from other coffee shops? It is how they treat their customers. First time you walk in their and order your drink they will ask for your name and chit chat with you. The next time you come in they will remember you and as you walk toward the cashier he/she calls you by name and even knows your drink.
Posted by:Jillyan Scott - 17 Dec, 2012
2: Starbucks should open more stores across India. Hoping to taste some soon.
Posted by:Akrut - 12 Dec, 2012
3: 87,000 Combinations! Even a year has got 365 days. That is really some thing amazing.
Posted by:Surojita - 12 Dec, 2012
SiliconIndia About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Help   |   Community rules   |   Advertise with us   |   Sitemap   |  
News:       Technology   |   Enterprise   |   Gadgets   |   Startups   |   Finance   |   Business   |   Career   |   Magazine  |   Newsletter   |   News archive  
Cities:        CEO   |     Startup   |   Mobile   |   CIO   |   Women   |   BI   |   HR   |   SME   |   Cloud   |   Marketing   |   QA   |   Java   |   Web Developer  
Community:      Members   |   Blogs   |   Indian Entrepreneurs   |   Gyan   |   Advice   |   Community   |   Find   |   CXO Insights  
Job Board:      Jobs   |   Freshers   |   Companies   |   HR Speak   |   Forum  
Online Courses:   Web Developer   |   Java Developer   |   CCNA Training   |   SEO   |   SAS   |   SQL Server 2005   |   J2EE
Education:   MBA   |   MCA   |   Engineering   |   Training Institute
Life:          Real Estate   |   Travel   |   Finance   |   Gadgets   |   Movie Reviews   |    Jokes  
Send your feedback and help us continue to improve SiliconIndia
© 2014 InfoConnect Web Technologies India Pvt Ltd. all rights reserved