Starbucks’ Q3 Earnings: Price Hike & Consumer Product Segment Drive Sales – Forbes


Beverages account for the majority of the companys total retail sales and accounted for 74% of Starbucks total retail sales in 2013. Effectively, high coffee prices had a huge impact to the third quarter sales, as comparable store sales in U.S. increased by a record 6%. The companys business in China and Asia-Pacific is getting stronger each quarter, as it delivered a 7% growth in comparable sales.

Case-Shiller Reports Slowing House Price Growth – Yahoo Finance

Year over year, both the 10-city and 20-city indexes posted a gain of 1.1%, compared with a consensus estimate for month-over-month seasonally adjusted growth of 0.4%. That is the slowest growth since February 2013. The index tracks prices on a three-month rolling average.

Done By Sam Ro 5 minutes ago 0 shares . REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Home prices unexpectedly fell by 0.3% month-over-month in May, missing economists’ expectations for a 0.3% gain. This is according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller report on U.S.


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