The following video is from this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Bryan Hinmon and Jeff Fischer, discuss the latest business news. Starbucks is spending $100 million to buy La Boulange, a local bakery retailer in San Francisco. Despite the apparent synergies, shares of Starbucks fell nearly 3% today. In this segment, the guys analyze why the short-term hit could be a long-term win for the Starbucks, how CEO Howard Shultz has performed in the past four years, and why companies such as Jamba and Panera Bread may have cause for concern.
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