Case for analysis: Starbucks is fast food’s second most known brand with coffee outlets in 78 countries. Consumers generally think of Starbucks as a successful venture anywhere it sells its coffee. But Starbucks has unanticipated challenges in some markets. Taste, the South African brand holder of Starbucks, launched Starbucks coffee distribution in 2016 but reported its operation an unprofitable venture. Taste is considering a new strategy to optimize meeting its markets. For this, you must become an expert on Starbucks, and its South African venture and strategy. Further, you must learn much about the coffee consumer and eventually apply and suggest strategies that help Taste to succeed.
The task is to explore the shortcoming of Starbucks in South Africa. Name and describe in depth at least three major contributor/reasons for the lack of success and suggest an alternative strategy to the Brand holder.
Follow this outline exactly by using the section headings below and address every point!