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  • ( How much value does the money have) ( How much does lend money cost?, influenced by 1)Unemployment is, at this, moment, one of the most dramatic problems Spain (20.09%). Even if the Basque Country is the Autonomous Community with less unemployment (10.4%) this amount has growth dramatically in the last 2 years (unemployment in 2008 was just 3.8%) (INE, 2010). Unemployment is a threat for Starbucks since affects consumption in a negative way directly.  After showing a great performance in the last years, the Spain is struggling with the consequences of the current international crisis since 2008 (INE, 2010). Oscar Vadillo (2010)STARBUCKS Growing in the Spanish Market
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Starbucks - PESTLE ANALYSIS Starbucks - PESTLE ANALYSIS Presentation Transcript

  • 10th October 2011
  • Team
  • ContentsI. Overview Starbucks -MilestonesII. PESTLE-Analysis • General Information • P – Political Issues • E – Economical Issues • S – Social Issues • T – Technological Issues • E – Environmental Issues • L – Legal IssuesIII. Conclusion
  • I. Company overview – Milestone (1)• Founded 1971 in Seattle‘s Pike Place Market• 1982: Howard Schultz becomes Director of Retail Ops; – Starbucks provides coffee to fine restaurants and espresso bars• 1984: First Starbucks Coffeehouse in Downtown Seattle• 1988: Full Health Benefits to employees• 1995: over 500 US-stores
  • Company Overview – Milestones (2)• 1998:• 2000: licencing agreement with TransFair USA to sell Fairtrade coffee in USA and Canada• 2009: East Africa Farmer Support Centre in Kigali /Rwanda; Social Engagement to save lives in Africa• 2010: Asia Farmer Support Centre in Yunnan, China• Total Stores: approximetely 17,000
  • II. PESTEL ANALYSIS Economical Political SocialTechnological Legal Use: Measuring the organization’s goals against influences and Environmental demands of environment
  • 1. Political issues - Issues: Stability of political environment, law, taxes, policies on economy, trading agreements, government’s view on culture and religion, terrorism  Example: Hong Kong, Thailand
  • 2. Economical issues The level of inflation. Interest rates. Income per capita. Long-term perspectives for the economy.  Stabilization  Unemployment rate
  • 3. Social issuesOur Mission: to inspire and nurture the human spirit– one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.Goals: -Continious Improvement of Quality External Stakeholder (Customer) Satisfaction -„Business Endurance and thrive― -Ethical Sourcing Raising living standards in Production Areas
  • Social issues (2) Goals: -Promotion of Diversity and Respect  Internal Stakeholder Satisfaction -Integrating into the community (environment-orientated goals) -Responsibility „to be good neighbours― -Connection between value chain (suppliers, partners, customers) and community -Everyday contribution through positive action -Success in Business (organization-orientated goals)
  • Social issues (3) - Critizism  Defense Genetically modified - Fair Trade support ingrdients • LESS THAN 10% OF TOTAL Implications: PURCHASES!!! Financial - Only traditional Moral brewing Legal - Blaming on US Loss of reputation legislation
  • 4. Technological issues• Technology has been played a vital role in Starbucks  Example:  Starbucks card  Starbucks Pay-By-Phone
  • 5. Environmental issues Recycling: Recycling in Stores, Reusable cups, Greener Cups. Composting of coffee ground. Energy:Reduce energy consumption by 25% by 2010. Purchase renewable energy equivalent to 50% of the electricity used by 2010 Water: continue to include water-saving technology in our equipment specifications and going to reduce water consumption by 25% by 2015
  • Environmental issues (2)  Green Building:create a system to certify retail stores and store prototypes.Beginning in December 2010, build all new, company-owned stores to achieve LEED® certification  Climate Change: implementing a climate change strategy since 2004, focusing on renewable energy, energy conservation, and collaboration and advocacy. ensure a long-term supply of high-quality coffee through responsible coffee purchasing practices and by investing in farmers and their communities. Source: Starbucks USA Homepage
  • 6. Legal issues Employment law: working time, age, minimum wage rate, etc. - Ex: Starbucks CEO’s announcement that he’s cutting his own salary from $1,2 million to $ 10.000 per year (, 2009) Health and safety regulations - Ex: Starbucks spend more on health insurance — $250 million — surmount its coffee bill (Chief executive Howard Schultz, 22/03/2011) Consumer protection: - Ex: Starbucks pay $225.000 to settle Consumer Protection case for gift card violations. (Santa Rosa, CA , 2009) - Ex: Stored-valued card: this is a prepaid card offer by Starbucks.
  • III. CONCLUSION Politics: Starbucks concerns about political issues in different countries Economics: constantly growing; raising market capital since 2009 (28bn USD, share value: 40,86 USD). Sales decline due to econ. crisis Society: Non-conformance with aims, loss of image and credibility Technology: state of the art tech. equipment integration in business processes Environment: focus on producing green products, conducting environmental campaign, climate change Law: favourable employee conditions, reasonable proportion of wages, consumer protection Adequate marketing activities essential for future development,focus on CSR and company image among the customers
  • References Oscar. V. (2010) Starbucks growing in the Spanish market, Oscarvadillo, [Online]. Available at: .pdf&rct=j&q=Oscar%20Vadillo%20(2010)STARBUCKS%20Growing%20in%20the%20Spanish%20Market% 20%09&ei=hVKTTsSnLsap8QPuouBB&usg=AFQjCNF37GL3TKwwHj0Qp5r5E1XSIyvT7g&cad=rja (Accessed: 09 October 2011). Oxford University Press (2010) PESTEL analysis of the macro-environment, Oxford University Press, [Online]. Available at: (Accessed: 10 October 2011). Politico (2011) ‘Starbucks CEO rethinks health law position, Politico, [Online]. Available at: <> (Accessed: 09 October 2011). Starbucks (2009) ‘Annual report, Starbucks, [Online]. Available at: <http://media.corporate-> (Accessed: 10 October 2011). Starbucks (2011) ‘Facts about Starbucks in Middle East, Starbucks, [Online]. Available at: <> (Accessed: 09 October 2011). Starbucks (2011) ‘Mission Statement, Starbucks, [Online]. Available at: < us/company-information/mission-statement> (Accessed: 09 October 2011). Starbucks (2011) Responsibility, Starbucks, [Online]. Available at: <> (Accessed: 09 October 2011). Technorati (2011) ‘Starbucks pay-by-phone, Technorati, [Online]. Available at: <> (Accessed: 09 October 2011).
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