If you think Starbucks opened a lot of stores in 2012, including the one at 18th and Spruce Streets, wait till you see 2013.
Nation's Restaurant News reports that the giant has 1,300 new locations planned, including about 600 in the U.S. and another 600 in the China and Asia Pacific region. This year the company netted 1,063 new stores globally. Its CEO said on a conference call that the 18,066-unit chain, which is already in 61 countries, was on the way to reaching 20,000 units on six continents by 2014.
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