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originally posted by: Krakatoa
originally posted by: Tardacus
a reply to: Krakatoa
you haven`t answered any of my questions, i have read every response to everyone of my posts and you haven`t answered any of my question. your childish business 101 questions are just your way of avoiding answering my real business questions,and that answers all my questions about you,i`m done here.
I'll take this personal attack as you not understanding my explanation of how investors diversify their portfolio to manage risk and maximize their probability of making a profit.
Leave it to an uninformed person to think knowing what a "cash cow" and a "lost leader" is a childish business idea. Have you EVER started or run a REAL business in your life. Form that response, it is a resounding NO.
Germany's economic strengths make it like the U.S. of yesteryear
In the quarter that ended June 28, sales in Starbucks stores open at least a year climbed 7 percent, ...
Earlier this month, Starbucks announced price increases of 5 to 20 cents a serving on some of its coffee drinks, saying that a variety of its costs were increasing, like rent, marketing and labor. The effects of that decision, however, were not reflected in the financial report.
Scott Maw, chief financial officer of Starbucks, said the company’s acquisition of Starbucks Japan added more than $300 million to revenue in the quarter and helped increase operating profits.
Don't forget about that massive cushion they must keep in case of lawsuits--at the end of FY2013, they had a litigation charge of $2.75 BILLION dollars, so there are always those issues as well for which a company must hold on to profits instead of just shelling them out immediately.
Starbucks prematurely scrapped a contract with Kraft