Park Place, it has a large outdoor patio and, like many of the chain's outlets, a prime corner location. But still, I wonder, Would Starbucks ever dare open another franchise less than a block away?"I can't say which client we're scouting for today," he repeats. "But in many parts of Manhattan we've opened multiple Starbucks in the same building. Grand Central Terminal is the perfect example. We have two locations there. But could we have three or four? Certainly.
" Market saturation, he explains, is a relative term. If you've got enough population density as is often the case in Manhattan and even Bronxville there's no reason you can't fit two Starbucks on the same street. And after all, isn't that the strategy in Monopoly, too? Pick the best property, and keep building as many houses as Puma Rihanna Creepers White you can manage. To gauge a site's potential, Firestein and his colleagues stand outside during peak times with a clicker to do pedestrian Velvet Pumas
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Monopoly," said the Pound Ridge resident. "I'll show you how I play my version of the latter. " He then explained that there was an empty storefront in Bronxville, a possible location for one of his clients. He couldn't say which (he also works for Jamba Juice, Papyrus, Whole Foods, and Costco). But, fittingly, the site was on Park Place. Firestein chose Bronxville's existing Starbucks as our appointed meeting place, naturally.
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head counts or car counts, in the case of spots only accessible on four wheels. Sometimes, however, there are even more obvious signs that a location can support multiple stores. In 1988, back in its early days, Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz saw something amazing at his Vancouver store: a long line. Although this was the business' first inte.