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Starbucks' Q2 sales beat estimates

Revenue up 18 per cent thanks to mobile app and a bigger menu
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 05:50
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INNOVATION DRIVE: Mr Schultz has been focused on expanding the company's digital services, including mobile ordering.

Chicago

STARBUCKS Corp, the world's biggest coffee shop operator, has posted second quarter sales that topped analysts' estimates after its mobile phone app and an expanded menu helped draw more customers to stores.

Revenue gained 18 per cent to US$4.56 billion in the period, which