30 Starbucks Facts and Statistics (2020) | By the Numbers



Starbucks Facts and Statistics

Here are the more interesting Starbucks facts and statistics I was able to dig up. As always, I will be adding more and updating these periodically as I find new stuff. Be sure to check back regularly.

Starbucks Facts and Statistics Started in the early 1970's, it hasn't taken long for Starbucks to go from a single storefront to a global phenomenon. Similar to a brand like Apple, Starbucks has positioned themselves well over the years making their stores a destination spot for trendy coffee-lovers and have garnered immense brand loyalty among their regular customers.

So just how big has Starbucks become? Let's dig in to the numbers...

Starbucks Facts

  • Year first Starbucks opened: 1971
  • Location of first Starbucks: Pike Place Market in Seattle Washington
  • Starbucks Headquarters:  Seattle, WA
  • Starbucks Founders: Gordon Bowker, Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegl
  • Starbucks CEO: Kevin Johnson
  • Key Subsidiaries: Ethos Water, Evolution Fresh, Hear music, La Boulange Bakery, Seattle's Best Coffee, Teavana, Torrefazione Italia

Starbucks History

  • The first Starbucks opens: 1971
  • Starbucks purchases Peet's: 1984
  • Howard Schultz purchases Starbucks: 1987
  • Starbucks expands beyond Seattle: 1987
  • Starbucks goes public: 1992
  • First Starbucks outside North America opens: 1996 (Tokyo)
  • Starbucks purchases Tazo Tea: 1999
  • Starbucks purchases Seattle's Best Coffee: 2003
  • The first Starbucks opens in Russia: 2007
  • Starbucks purchases Teavana: 2012

Starbucks Statistics

Number of countries that Starbucks has stores in:

76 countries

Last updated 7/6/19


How many Starbucks are there in the world?

30,626 stores

Last updated 7/25/19


How many Starbucks are there in the US?

8,575 Starbucks operated stores 6,031 licensed stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in Canada:

1,109 Starbucks operated stores 409 licensed stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in the Americas:

17,845

Last updated 7/25/19


Number of Starbucks in China:

3,521 stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in Japan:

1,286 stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in Thailand:

352 stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in the UK:

335 Starbucks operated stores 653 licensed stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in Asia Pacific:

8,993

Last updated 4/26/19


Number of Starbucks in EMEA:

3,523

Last updated 7/25/19


How many employees does Starbucks have?

300,00+ employees

Last updated 3/16/16


Number of Starbucks employees in the US:

157,000 employees

Last updated 9/27/15


Number of My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program members:

16.8 million active members

Last updated 4/26/19


Starbucks revenue (annual):


Starbucks operating income (annual):


Percentage of Starbucks transactions in the US that are from mobile pay:

30%

Last updated 7/27/17


Percentage of Starbucks sales that come from beverage sales specifically:

73%

Last updated 9/27/15


Percentage of Starbucks sales that come from food sales:

19%

Last updated 9/27/15


Estimated Starbucks revenue per square foot:

$781

Last updated 12/6/16


Percentage of all Starbucks US transactions that are ordered ahead via mobile:

9%

Last updated 7/27/17


Starbucks' market cap as of July 2016:

$82 billion


Percentage of all Starbucks US transactions that are not ordered via mobile:

70%

Last updated 8/1/17


Percentage of all Starbucks US transactions that are paid via mobile in-store:

21%

Last updated 8/1/17


Percentage of Starbucks customer transactions in China that are cash-free:

80%

Last updated 5/18/18


Number of My Starbucks Reward members in China:

7 million

Last updated 5/18/18


Percentage of Chinese Starbucks customers that use their mobile app:

90%

Last updated 5/18/18

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