Starbucks (SBUX) stands to gain by returning to its independent coffee-maker roots, rather than...

|By:, SA News Editor

Starbucks (SBUX) stands to gain by returning to its independent coffee-maker roots, rather than competing directly with McDonalds (MCD) and Dunkin' Donuts, writes John Jannarone. UBS estimates cafes generate most of their sales from espresso-based drinks, and only 10%-15% from brewed coffee. Shares +1.8% premarket.