Starbucks Stock Slides While Aggressive Goals Are Highlighted at an Investor Gathering
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)
Due to the fact that the investor day event for the worlds largest coffee chain coincided with a day when the stock market as a whole declined, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) experienced a modest decline on Wednesday. Outgoing CEO Howard Schultz informed investors and analysts that the business anticipates revenue and earnings per share growth in the double digits.
Approximately 2,000 additional U.S. locations will be built by SBUX in the coming years as it continues to grow. Additionally, Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) plans to spend about $450 million to replace outdated technology and equipment in current cafes. The preparation of personalized cold drinks is anticipated to benefit greatly from that new technology.
Revenue in North America is anticipated to increase by 40% in three years as a result of retail shop expansion, pricing changes, and technological advancements. By 2025, Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) anticipates operating 2,000 outlets in Japan and 9,000 stores in China.
According to the corporation, personnel problems have significantly improved. SBUX executives gave investors a clue that a resumption of stock buybacks might not be too far away. Howard Schultz, the companys founder, bemoaned the possibility that Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) lost its direction during the epidemic, but he also noted a change in trend, with the coffee retailer recording its highest sales week in 51 years in August when the autumn drink assortment reappeared.
At 2:10 p.m., SBUX shares were down 0.66%.
For non-union locations, Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) has announced a slew of new benefits. The new savings program will be implemented with Fidelitys assistance. In accordance with the policy, all non-union workers in the US will be able to regularly transfer money from their paychecks into personal savings accounts. Starbucks will give up to $250 to each incentive-eligible partner by giving $25 and $50 at important saving milestones. On September 19, the benefit will begin to apply.
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