A Picture of the Global Starbucks Economy

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What's more impressive than Starbucks' 16,000 locations, 140,000 workers and $10 billion in revenue? Maybe it's the company's 87,000 drink variations. Or it's the fact that every four hours, a new Starbucks location opened somewhere in the world in the 2000s.

Here's a picture of the global Starbucks economy (via Online MBA):

The Scale of Starbucks


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Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he writes about economics, labor markets, and the entertainment business.

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