BUSINESS
06/20/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Starbucks To Open 150 More European Locations

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O: Quote, Profile, Research) is boosting its European presence with plans to license 150 new locations in Britain, France and Germany over the next three years in a deal with UK group SSP, Starbucks said on Thursday.

The coffee shops are to be opened at airports and railway stations and come as the chain looks to offset a slumping U.S. market with overseas growth.

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