1. What factors accounted for the extraordinary success of Starbucks in the early 1990s? What was so compelling about Starbucks value proposition? What brand image did Starbucks develop during this period? According to the case study, the three factors that accounted for the extraordinary success of Starbucks in the early 1990 are as follows: a. The first factor was “the coffee itself “– Starbucks believed that they offered their consumers with the highest quality coffee which was sourced from Africa, Central and South America, and Asia-Pacific regions.
Starbucks tactic was to corner the market by controlling as much of the supply chain as possible and also controlling the distribution of retail stores around the world. Starbucks worked with different regions to purchase its coffee. b. The second….