In the wake of Starbucks' (SBUX) re-examination of growth that may have been too fast, its...

|About: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)|By:, SA News Editor

In the wake of Starbucks' (SBUX) re-examination of growth that may have been too fast, its 40%-owned JV Starbucks Japan has put expansion into overdrive, aiming to open up to 60 stores a year to grow to 1,000 sites within three years. The venture's same-store sales have climbed for five straight months.