Starbucks (SBUX +3.3%) plans to more than triple the number of stores it has in mainland China...

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

Starbucks (SBUX +3.3%) plans to more than triple the number of stores it has in mainland China in the next five years, eventually making it the coffee seller's largest market outside the U.S. The chain plans to penetrate its international markets more deeply with emphasis on China, where store operating profits are higher than in the U.S.