This statistic shows the retail sales distribution of company-operated Starbucks stores worldwide from 2005 to 2014. In 2011, retail sales of beverages accounted for 75 percent.
Revenue of Starbucks
Starbucks sales distribution - additional information
In 2014, the largest portion of sales in company-operated Starbucks was in beverages. However, there was a slight decrease in the size of this category from 2005 to 2014. Food sales, on the other hand, increased from 15 percent of total sales in 2005 to 18 percent in 2014. Starbucks, most famous for its coffee-based beverages, sells a variety of light meals and snacks from porridge and croissants, paninis and salads to pastries, cakes and muffins. In 2013, the chain generated almost two and a half billion U.S. dollars from food sales worldwide.
Starbucks was the leading coffee chain in the world in 2013 in terms of both revenue and number of stores. The company made just short of 15 billion U.S. dollars in worldwide revenue that year. Starbucks is not only dominating the coffee chain market: it was the second most valuable fast food brand worldwide after McDonald’s in 2014, with a brand value of 25.78 billion U.S. dollars.
There were 19,767 Starbucks stores across the world in 2013. As of May 2014, the United States had the most stores, with approximately 11 and a half thousand, followed by Canada and China. Seoul in South Korea had 284 Starbucks stores, making it the city with the largest number of stores worldwide. New York City trailed closely behind with 277.