2 Reasons Starbucks Will Win

In today's edition, Foolish analysts Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith look at two reasons Starbucks will keep winning. Austin is a big fan of its exposure to Asia, as well as its menu diversification. Asian properties are growing faster than domestic ones, consumers are often paying more per cup, and the company is adding some 500 extra locations going forward, yet the company is just beginning to scratch the surface in Asia. Menu diversification will also help the company grow its average ticket and become a force in other categories as well.

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Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Panera Bread and Starbucks. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Monster Beverage, Panera Bread, and Starbucks. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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  • Report this Comment On August 15, 2012, at 3:03 PM, mkrusi wrote:

    I have noticed Jamba is offering promotion for the entire quarter. They had Bogo's in July and no $1 Smoothies which are below cost for a 16 ounce. Think they might be in serious trouble...

    HR mentioned there is also a hiring freeze. Time to short...

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