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Nonetheless, declining stock prices, eroding customer traffic, and perceived dilution of the Starbucks brand caused the Board of Directors to ask Schultz to return to his role as CEO and lead a major restructuring and revitalization initiative. Between 2008 and 2010, Schultz drove a transformation of the... ... middle of paper ... ...arket/community. They must stay true to their concept of providing visually appealing stores that are designed to reflect the unique character of the neighborhood they serve in and environmentally friendly. Starbucks Corporation is a premier roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee around world and needs to continue its global recognition. Works Cited Hottovy, R.J. "SBUX : Starbucks Corp Analyst Report | Analyst Report."
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The operating profit of the company was $894 million during fiscal year 2006, an increase of 14.5% over 2005. The net profit was $564.3 million in fiscal year 2006, an increase of 14.1% over 2005. Its very strong financial position allows it to expand aggressively domestically and internationally. Situational Analysis In regards to the coffee bean market, although it has endured much criticism for its purported monopoly on the global coffee-bean market, Starbucks only accounts for roughly two percent of global coffee production. According to Starbucks, they purchased 4.8 million pounds of Certified Fair Trade coffee in fiscal year 2004 and 11.5 million pounds in 2... ... middle of paper ... ...y doing so.
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