Recommendation: Strategic Issue: Starbucks strategies have successfully made them one of the

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Recommendation: Strategic Issue: Starbucks strategies have successfully made them one of the biggest names in the coffee market globally. Starbucks has been able to survive the high competitive market and to differentiate themselves from other coffee shops by producing high quality coffee. Also, Starbucks successfully create a huge numbers of loyal customers worldwide by providing great services and high quality products. Starbucks was able to survive 2008 financial crisis successfully. In 2008, Starbucks net income was -53% that means Starbucks was losing so much many yet, 2009 Starbucks was able to not only stop their losses but also to gain a profit of 24%. However, Starbucks should be worry from the possibility of another financial…show more content…
Starbucks can follow some strategies to differentiate their product even more that will lead to vary their menu prices. For example, Starbucks might create “saving menu” by selling some products at a lower prices to attract even more customers. Also, Starbucks might take into consideration the strategies of opening “Starbucks carts” that open in smaller express places that don’t fit for a whole store. Those “Starbucks carts” will attract even more customers because it is easier to get access to. “Starbucks carts” may provide the customers with low cost products to draw larger market base. To be a best cost provider in the market will allow Starbucks to be the most attractive company in the coffee market internationally. Thus, Starbucks will have a competitive advantage over its rivals by fulfilling the needs of a huge customer base in the market, by providing a high quality products and provide products with the best costs. Starbucks should have a growth strategy to focus in increasing their sales and market share even more. Since, Starbucks is in the maturity stage in the business life cycle implementing growth strategy will make sure to keep Starbucks company in this phase a longer time. Moreover, Starbucks should maintain an efficient fast supply chain and continue employing well trained and skilled people. Because it is easy for the rivals to copy Starbucks strategies but

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