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Profitability at Starbucks

Propose specific actions to improve profitability at Starbucks discuss the pros and cons of each proposed action. (300 words or more)

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Interesting question! Let's take a closer look at some specific actions that Starbuck could consider for improving profitability, which you can draw on for your final copy. I also attached the article, which this response used as the main source for other considerations and convenience.

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1. Propose specific actions to improve profitability at Starbucks discuss the pros and cons of each proposed action.

Interestingly, Starbucks introduced drive thrus in some of their locations and markets, which increased sales by $200,000 the first year (http://cspnet.com/Media/PublicationsArticle/F4-starbucksthrowsitsweight.pdf). The following three actions are proposed to improve profitability, including a discussion of the pros and cons of each proposed action, which you can consider for your final copy.

1. Expand food service programs to more locations.

Presently, Starbucks offers hot breakfast sandwiches (1700 locations), and lunch e.g. cold prepackaged cold sandwiches and salads (4,400 locations). These offerings are not the first time food has been offered. If it decided to expand its foodservice to more locations and markets, the pros would be that it provides ...

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This solution proposes specific actions to improve profitability at Starbucks, as well as discusses the pros and cons of each proposed action. Supplemented with an informative article on Starbucks experience.

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