US coffee giant Starbucks has claimed a quick rise in profits and has improved its full-year forecasts as global sales continued to raise.

Remaining income for the three months to 3 July was $279.1million up 34% on the $207.9million the business made a year earlier. Income was up 12% at $2.93billion.

Comparing this year sales to last year , which narrow out the impact of new stores that rose by 8%.