Where in the world are all the Starbucks?

Where in the world are all the Starbucks?
Starbucks in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, and the World
Where in the world ?
Found in 45 countries
Seville, Spain
Japanese in Spain at a Starbucks
McGlobalization &
Starbucks’ World
Starbucks Map and Graph Assignment
• Using the Starbucks’ Statistics 2008 Excel document, create a histogram
for the total number of Starbucks found in each of the 50 states and the
District of Columbia.
• Use the histogram to determine the categories for the The World, United
States, and Tennessee Starbucks Map and create a Chloropleth map.
• Color the map according to the categories determined using dark to light
shades of the same color.
• Using the Yellow Pages, plot all of the Starbucks found in Shelby County,
Tennessee on the Shelby County Starbucks Map.
• Complete analysis questions found on next slide.
Analysis Questions
• 1. Where in the world are the world’s Starbucks and why are they in those specific
• 2. How does the Starbucks World, USA, and TN Map illustrate the importance of
understanding scale?
• 3. What are the factors that determine the location of a Starbucks in Shelby
County, Tennessee? Why are so many of the Starbucks found along Poplar Avenue
and Germantown Road?
• 4. Where in Tennessee would you locate three new Starbucks?
• 5. What type(s) of diffusion can be seen on the United States map?
• 6. Why are there so few Starbucks in: a. Africa, b. Northern Europe, c. South Asia?
Additional Assignments
• Create a United States Map showing the number of Starbucks per 100,000
• Create a Chloropleth map for Australia’s states and territories.
• Create a Cholorpleth map for Canada’s provinces and territories.
• Create a Dot map for the location of all Starbucks in Tennessee.
Image Sources
• http://usinfo.state.gov/journals/itgic/0206/ijge/starbucks.jpg
• http://www.flickr.com/photos/heavylift/65657985/
• http://www.flickr.com/photos/mclipsco/1398879754/
• http://static.flickr.com/43/78505154_8f3a6c1cf3.jpg
• http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/1718016827