Slower but still robust growth is in store for the coffee titan.
Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) stock is off to a rocky start in 2017. Shares declined following a first-quarter earnings announcement that raised some big questions about its growth trajectory. Specifically, a customer traffic slowdown could threaten the coffee giant's goal of double-digit revenue gains right as founder Howard Schultz steps away from the Chief Executive role.
With those major risks in mind, here's what investors should look for as Starbucks progresses through its new fiscal year.