Starbucks Has Come a Long Way Since It Went Public 25 Years Ago

The company that was founded by three friends that met at university now has over 24,000 stores and 238,000 staff across six continents and 72 countries.
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Starbucks (SBUX) - Get Report was founded in 1971 and began with one store in Seattle, Washington. Since then it has come a long way and become a global coffee superpower. The company that was founded by three friends that met at university now has over 24,000 stores and 238,000 staff across six continents and 72 countries.

Let's take a look at how Starbucks has changed and expanded over the years.

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