Starbucks has high quality product and have been working to provide the best quality coffee brands to customers in order to do this regardless Starbucks is regardless of the cost to buy high-quality high altitude coffee beans in the world.
Starbucks purchase and roasts high-quality whole bean coffee and sells them along with fresh ,rich-brewed, Indian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections and coffee-related accessories and equipment-primarily though its company-operated retail stores. In addition to store group and supermarkets. The company' objective is to establish Starbucks as the most recognized and respected brand in the world.
Starbucks key of success is the ability to change the concept consumers had about drinking coffee. With more than 6000 outlets across the world (2003 numbers) and the intention of increasing them in the near future, the company has transformed coffee into a lifestyle accessory with as much elegance as the latest fashion. However, their way to success was not so easy and if we go back in 1971, we will find that coffee didn't look like it was a great business. There were no signs of getting better, either. Coffee consumption in the United States had peaked in the 1960s, but by 1971 it was on the decline. Most Americans drank something called "coffee" that came ground up very finely in vacuum-sealed tins. Nevertheless, there was appeared tiny Seattle based chain with innovative idea of how to do business that in a few years changed the vision about the process of drinking coffee not only in USA but worldwide. Starbucks has evolved into a great success due to their outstanding implementation of Integrated Brand and Marketing Communications.
Starbucks purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related accessories and equipment -- primarily through its company-operated retail stores. In addition to sales through company-operated retail stores, Starbucks sells whole bean coffees through a specialty sales group and supermarkets. Additionally, Starbucks produces and sells bottled Frappuccino coffee drink and a line of premium ice creams through its joint venture partnerships and offers a line of innovative premium teas produced by its wholly owned subsidiary, Tazo Tea Company.