Number of Starbucks stores today: 12,440.
Number the company is aiming to have: 40,000.
“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