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Starbucks plans India debut

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Starbucks, the world's biggest coffee chain, said on Friday it will open its first outlet in India next month as it seeks to tap the beverage's growing popularity in a country famed for its love of tea. 

Customers wait to place their orders at a coffee house in Mumbai.

The firm is entering India in a joint venture with the nation's beverage-to-steel Tata conglomerate, making an initial $78 million investment.

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