Is Starbucks the next Yum?


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Is Starbucks the next Yum! Brands? ( YUM , quote ) The global growth story with China at the center is Howard Schulte's loudest shout yet on company strategy for growth.

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The opportunity for Starbucks ( SBUX , quote ) outside the U.S. remains massive with under 10% of operating income coming from outside the USA.

As I've said many times, if Starbucks was in Russia when I lived there, I might still be in Moscow!

As Yum's China growth slows, Starbucks' China growth will be in play. For the full story checkout Business Wire's "Starbucks Unveils Accelerated Global Growth Plans" and Bloomberg's " Record Brazil Coffee Crop Cuts Costs for Starbucks ".

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