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Top 50 rank: 34
Rank in Food Services: 2 (Previous rank: 2*)
Overall score: 6.88

Address: 2401 Utah Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
Phone: 206-447-1575
Website: www.starbucks.com
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 2
People management 4
Use of corporate assets 4
Social responsibility 1
Quality of management 4
Financial soundness 4
Long-term investment 5
Quality of products/services 1
Global competitiveness 3
Industry: Food Services
Most Admired
1 McDonald's 7.72
2 Starbucks 6.88
3 Yum Brands 6.63
4 Darden Restaurants 6.37
5 Brinker International 6.03
Rank Company Overall score
6 Burger King Holdings 5.85
7 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 5.65
8 Jack in the Box 4.98
9 Bob Evans Farms 4.89
From the March 16, 2009 issue
*Designated as a U.S. industry. Prior yearís ranks, unless otherwise noted, are ranks in the Americaís Most Admired Companies listing.
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