It just so happens that those Democrats are most heavily concentrated in the urban areas and coastal states where Starbucks does the bulk of its business.
Almost 7 of 10 Starbucks stores are in the roughly 500 counties Democrat Hillary Clinton won in the 2016 presidential election, a Bloomberg analysis of data from location intelligence firm Esri shows. The potential for Starbucks to get hit by
The potential for Starbucks to get hit by protests or an organized boycott has triggered some investors to boost bets against the company in recent weeks. The corporation’s leaders have sought to distance themselves from Schultz’s presidential ambitions, but that’s a challenge considering the 65-year-old billionaire built the company into a global brand and remains one of its top shareholders.