27 October 2006

Statshot

Number of Starbucks stores today: 12,440.

Number the company is aiming to have: 40,000.

Relevant quote:

“Going to the other side of the street can be a barrier,” said Launi Skinner, senior vice president in charge of Starbucks’ store development.


Annual GDP of the United Arab Emirates: $98.1 billion.

Annual GDP of Kuwait: $52.76 billion.

Exxon Mobile revenue, 3Q2006: $99.59 billion.


Costs per gallon:

Crude oil: $1.32.1

Starbucks coffee: $40.2

Inkjet printer ink: $3,800–8,000.3,4.

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