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At Tier 1 Investments, I seek out and invest in elite businesses. These include companies with the most valuable brands, best management, superior products and services, and strongest competitive advantages.
One of the most important assets a company can have is strong leadership. Howard Schultz's passion and commitment has made Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) what it is today. But does he have what the company needs going forward?
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