Starbucks sees more than 3,000 new Americas stores

Published December 05, 2012

| Reuters

Starbucks Corp intends to open at least 3,000 net new stores in the Americas region by 2017, the company said on Wednesday.

At the outset of a New York meeting on its growth strategy, the company also said China should become its second-largest market by 2014.

(Reporting By Lisa Baertlein; Writing By Ben Berkowitz; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)