SBUX Correlating U.S. Same-Store Sales and Growth in Starbucks Rewards

By Mark Kalinowski Published on December 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM

In theory, accelerating Starbucks Rewards (U.S. loyalty program) active membership should lead to better Starbucks U.S. same-store sales. But does it, or not? In our correlation of these two metrics over the last 16 quarters, we find that there is indeed a positive correlation.

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Tidbits re MCD, DNKN… and more DNKN

By Mark Kalinowski Published on March 21, 2019 at 12:00 AM

We briefly note the following tidbits regarding McDonald’s (MCD; Buy), Dunkin’ (owned by Dunkin’ Brands Group [DNKN; Neutral]), and more Dunkin’:

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