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Starbucks Vs. Dunkin': Business Models Compared

Shoshanna Delventhal

Starbucks Corp. ( SBUX) and Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. ( DNKN) are the two largest eatery chains in the United States that specialize in coffee. Despite being founded 20 years after Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks grew aggressively and is a substantially larger company. In FY 2017, Starbucks generated over $22 billion in revenue while  Dunkin' Brands reported sales of more than $860 million.