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    Starbucks is one of the best-known coffeehouse chains in the world. Each store sells a variety of innovative products to complement the array of coffee choices available. However, 75% of current stores are located in the United States, and the expensive nature of the coffee leaves Starbucks vulnerable to changes in consumer spending behavior (such as recessions). Recently, Starbucks began initiatives to sell its specialty coffee beans for home use, presenting a chance for a large increase in revenue and diversification. However, Starbucks faces fierce competition seeking a piece of the lucrative market share, and the threat of consumer behavior changes, given that its reputation rides on a singular product. Perform a SWOT analysis for Starbucks. Explain why you identified the elements you did.

    Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

    I know you will not be giving me a ready to turn in paper. Just need help especially with the SWOT and explanation of the elements please.

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    Strengths: The key strength of Starbucks is its strong brand reputation, visibility and distribution network in the form of more than 21,000 stores in 64 countries across the globe. The company enjoys a strong reputation as a coffeehouse providing high quality coffee and allied products. The company has a strong, loyal following of ...

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    Provides SWOT analysis of Starbucks.