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Starbucks plans to enter Myanmar

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Starbucks has set its sight on tapping coffee lovers in Myanmar as part of its expanded footprint in Asia. 

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz opens the first community store outside the United States on Lang Suan Road on Monday. (Photo by Wisit Tham-ngern)

Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, said during a visit to Thailand to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its founding in the country, that Myanmar was one of the targetted countries for the firm to expand its business, which includes more shops in China and India.

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