|SBUX Description: Starbucks Corporation operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; China/Asia Pacific; and Channel Development. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, packaged roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single-serve and ready-to-drink coffee and tea products, juices, and bottled water. The company¬ís stores also provide fresh food and snack offerings; and various food products, such as pastries, and breakfast sandwiches and lunch items, as well as serve ware, beverage-making equipment, and accessories. In addition, it licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and national foodservice accounts. The company offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Tazo, Seattle¬ís Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Ethos, Starbucks VIA, Seattle¬ís Best Coffee, Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, and Starbucks Discoveries Iced Caf?© Favorites brand names. As of March 27, 2016, it operated 23,921 cafes. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in Seattle, Washington.