Tag: coffee

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Starbucks Will Open an All-Day Restaurant in Shanghai

3 days ago

Starbucks' renewed focus on China comes as it has rethought strategies in other global markets. Where laissez faire works in Europe, it doesn't in China.

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Starbucks and Politics Probably Aren’t a Good Mix

4 days ago

We think the concern here is overblown, especially at this point. Where are the coffee drinkers going to go, Dunkin'?

Independents

Intelligentsia Coffee Expands New York Presence With Another Hotel Outpost

6 days ago

Today’s new luxury hotels are on the hunt to fill their F&B spaces with trendsetting partners. That’s why the owner of the soon-to-be TWA Hotel at JFK is looking to the Midwest to satisfy its caffeine craving.

Independents

Starbucks Rival Luckin Coffee Considers U.S. IPO

3 weeks ago

Is Luckin Coffee coming to America? Probably not in the near term. But an IPO would offer the startup extra capital to burn through to build the thousands of more stores it has planned.

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Starbucks Earnings Suggest It Is Unfazed by New Competition

4 weeks ago

The coffee chain beat analysts' estimates across the board on Thursday. Perhaps it is not growing as fast as we originally predicted.

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Starbucks’ Primary China Competitor Luckin Coffee Is Growing Fast

3 months ago

You have to almost feel sorry for Starbucks here: Can they really match a Chinese company for digital and delivery smarts? Few foreign brands can.

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Canadian Coffee Chain Plans to Partially Pivot to Cannabis

3 months ago

As marijuana is legalized in more places, the opportunities for restaurants and cafes to think about how they work in parallel may be huge.

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Starbucks Wants to Get to Know You Better

4 months ago

Starbucks hopes digital loyalty plus face time with in-store employees will help continue its turnaround. Earlier access to egg nog lattes and other holiday drinks — available a full week earlier than last year — won't hurt, either.

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Dunkin’ Donuts’ Beverage Strategy Is Working, at Least for Now

4 months ago

Early signs for Dunkin' Donuts' look good as it challenges Starbucks for the heart of coffee lovers everywhere.

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Coke’s $5.1 Billion Costa Coffee Purchase Continues Cafe Consolidation Wave

6 months ago

This gives Coke a cafe brand with a global footprint to play with. Now if we can just avoid coffee shop overload ...

Food

Seasonality Is the Next Big Thing in Coffee

7 months ago

I hadn't really considered this, but, yes, it makes sense that in a coffee-obsessed culture, specialty beans can be a bigger indicator of the changing seasons than produce. (You can have it. I'll take the heirloom tomatoes, thanks.)

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JAB Is Targeting Italy’s Illy as Its Next Coffee Conquest

7 months ago

JAB's rapidly growing coffee empire is still in fragments, but Nestle's Starbucks-connected moves may be giving it a challenge it would prefer not to have.