Its common goal is to provide its customers with the finest product and customer experience whilst combining this with their business principles of which involve them incorporating social, environmental and economic responsibilities and benefits in the communities in which they do business. The foundations of Starbucks success has been built around an aggressive retailing strategy, Starbucks successfully entered the European market in May through the acquisition of 65 Seattle Coffee Company stores. The layout of Starbucks retail outlet is designed to create a comfortable laid back sociable but also private surroundings for consumers to relax and unwind. These values have seen the company establish itself as a premium coffee provider on the high street with expediential growth in line with the emergence of luxury markets particularly throughout the eighties and nineties.
Every week over 40 million customers visited Starbucks coffeehouses. After phenomenal success in the US, and revolutionizing specialty coffee culture, Starbucks undertook international expansion and popularized its specialty coffee worldwide.
In the s, Starbucks concentrated its expansion efforts mainly in Asia. The initial pages of the case delineate the origin and growth of Starbucks as a company and a super brand and the strategies adopted by it.
InStarbucks announced that it was planning to enter India. Later it postponed its entry as it had entered China recently and was facing problems in Japan.
Inthere was news again that Starbucks was reviving its plans to enter India. InStarbucks officials visited India but according to sources they returned unconvinced as they could not crystallize on an appropriate partner for its entry.
The case explores India as the next destination for Starbucks and provides an industry analysis of the Indian coffee industry. It attempts at initiating a debate that whether Starbucks should enter India or not. If it should, then its entry strategy, differentiation strategy and long term strategy for India may be identified.
The challenges that India may present for Starbucks and how should it cope up with, can also be discussed. The case is targeted at management students and can be taken up in their Strategic and General Management curriculum.
To analyse Starbucks as a company To analyse the Indian coffee industry and India as a potential destination for Starbucks To discuss the entry strategies for Starbucks in India To discuss the opportunities and challenges that Starbucks could face in India.
Starbucks; Howard Schultz; Seattle; Japan; China; India; specialty coffee instant coffee; coffee culture; third place concept; differentiation; spoke and hub strategy; Market Entry Strategies Case Study; word-of-mouth promotions; emerging economy; retail environment; Foreign Direct Investment; industry analysis; beverage market; tea; market entry strategy; differentiation strategy; second mover advantage; entry dilemma; joint venture; competitive scenario; market structure; market development; Starbucks experience; lifestyle marketing Contents:Each subject in the study responded to a survey about their commitment to the brand twice It would appear that the savvy Starbucks marketing and creative team got there first.
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Starbucks International Business Strategy Starbucks entry into emerging and developed markets is informed by market research. Starbucks Marketing Mix Current CEO Howard Schultz joined the company in and began pressing to have Starbucks provide coffee, espresso drinks as well as sell coffee beans in its stores.
Schultz left to start his own store called Il Giornale.