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Starbucks is a global coffee company founded in 1971 in Seattle, Washington, as a roaster and retailer of whole bean and ground coffee, tea and spices. Today it is the largest coffeehouse company in the world, with 20,366 stores in 61 countries. Starbucks went public on June 26, 1992 at a price of $17 per share (or $0.53 per share, adjusted for subsequent stock splits) and closed trading that first day at $21.50 per share. Starbucks Corporation's common stock is listed on NASDAQ, under the trading symbol SBUX. 

 

HK$41,000 taken in Starbucks holdup

An English-speaking robber pointed a pistol-like object at two staff at a Starbucks coffee shop in Central and escaped with HK$41,000 yesterday.

The man entered the Cochrane Street shop at 7am. It was not open for business, but the main door was unlocked.