Starbucks , the American coffee conglomerate, will set up in Israel a chain of its coffee stores through a partnership with Israeli investors. The Israeli partners are Israeli businessman Yair Hasson and the local fuel company Delek , planning to open the first store within six months with another ten scheduled for the following year, and another dozen stores the year after. "If all goes as planned, within five years Israel will have over 80 Starbucks stores, after an overall investment of US$30m," as reported in