Starbucks Corporation is a renowned American company, producing coffee for its global market. Headquarter of this coffeehouse chain is located in Seattle, Washington. This chain of coffee company has its branches in other countries also, like Japan, South Korea, China, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Canada, etc. The company was originally established in Seattle in 1971, as a local retailer and roaster of coffee beans. Initially, the operations started as 'Pequod', following the name of it's chief mate and used to sell only roasted coffee. From 1990 onwards, Starbucks started its venture to conquer the world, opening its stores in major countries around the world.