There are Now More Starbucks Per Capita in Canada Than Any Other Country in the World

Starbucks was born out of Seattle, so it's no surprise that the United States boasts more outlets of the cafe than any other country in the world (more than 11,500).

Canada is number two on that ranking, though, and actually ahead of the US—and everyone else—on a per-capita basis, with 40 stores per million people, according to Quartz.

Starbucks has been an innovative force in mobile payments in North America. Powered by one of the better retail apps, Starbucks has 10 million mobile users, making it the most-used mobile payments app on the continent. These consumers combine for 4% of all mobile payments, which led to more than $1 billion in mobile payment revenue for Starbucks in 2013.

Seattle, Washington, United States

It happens millions of times each week – a customer receives a drink from a Starbucks barista – but each interaction is unique. It’s just a moment in time – just one hand reaching over the counter to present a cup to another outstretched hand. But it’s a connection. We make sure everything we do honors that connection – from our commitment to the highest quality coffee in the world, to the way... more

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Knowlton Thomas

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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