NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- I'm watching Howard Schultz build an empire at Starbucks (SBUX - Get Report). Outside of Apple (AAPL - Get Report) and Amazon.com (AMZN - Get Report), there's not another company -- across spaces -- doing what Starbucks does, as well as it does.Starbucks is a tech company in a retail coffeehouse's clothing. At first blush, you might place them on the same level as Whole Foods Market (WFM - Get Report), but Starbucks really is the superior company for the long-term.
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