Starbucks have started its business in 1971 by opening a shop in Seattle's Pike Place Market. Until 1986 their operations were mainly in the area of Seattle, but from that year they started their expansion in other cities in the U.S. by opening coffee shops. Today Starbucks is operating 6,294 coffee retail shops throughout the world.
How does Starbucks deliver good experience to customers?
The company objective is to establish Starbucks as the most recognized and respected brand in the world. Their goal is to deliver the best service to their customers and also to deliver the best taste of the coffee. They are purchasing and roasting high quality whole bean coffee. They have variety of brand names which are widely known throughout the world and they are not only sold in their retail shops but also in the supermarkets. In their retail stores you can taste more than 30 types of different coffees, but you can also find "Tazo" tea, Starbucks ice cream, food, sweets, and many other things which make their stores a pleasant environment.
Furthermore they are trying to introduce new products and develop new distribution channels in order to achieve their objectives. There are many interesting services offered by Starbucks to their customers but we would like to mention only few which make them different from other retail stores. For instance the Starbucks Corporation has introduced "The Starbucks Card" which gives the ability to their customers to use the card as a form of a currency. With the introduction of this card they are improving their customer service; they shorten the lines in stores, and make a person's daily stop at Starbucks quicker and more convenient. Additionally, the card is so technologically advanced that it is actually faster to use than a credit card, debit...