Tag: starbucks

Chains

Panera Bread Ends Its Pay-What-You-Want Experiment

5 years ago

While it's noble to raise awareness about hunger in the U.S., having customers pay what they choose for lunch is not the smartest way to go about it from a business perspective. Panera Bread knows that now.

Independents

Starbucks Rival Luckin Coffee Considers U.S. IPO

5 years 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 Runs Into Early Troubles With Uber Eats Partnership

5 years ago

There are a couple of ways Starbucks Delivers could go wrong. First is Starbucks' efforts are tied to two completely different companies. The possibility also remains that by growing its store footprint too quickly in the U.S. and China, the chain could be shooting itself in the foot.

Chains

Starbucks’ Diversity and Inclusion Training Presents More Challenges

5 years ago

Starbucks dreams of being a welcoming place for all — paying customers or not. It sounds like a great goal, but it requires a ton of resources to get there.

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Starbucks Earnings Suggest It Is Unfazed by New Competition

5 years ago

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

Chains

Starbucks Expands Uber Eats Delivery to Major U.S. Cities and London

5 years ago

Starbucks and Uber Eats are moving fast in the delivery space compared to rivals including Dunkin.

Operations

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Restaurants Finally Create Healthier Work Cultures

5 years ago

After a rough 2018, the restaurant industry has made some progress toward better employee treatment across the board.

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Starbucks No Longer Dominates the Coffee Market in China

5 years ago

One-year-old startup Luckin' Coffee is making huge gains in China with an easy, straightforward strategy: sell cheaper coffee than Starbucks and be consistently faster on pick-up and delivery.

Chains

Starbucks Will Greatly Expand Uber Eats Partnership in the U.S.

6 years ago

Starbucks is only concerned with delivery both in the U.S. and China. At the same time, the coffee chain is growing at an unprecedented rate. Time will tell if it's actually moving too fast.

Operations

Payment Apps Help Starbucks and Others Avoid Credit Card Swipe Fees

6 years ago

More loyalty, more customer spending data, and lower fees — what's not for a restaurant to love about apps that facilitate payments?

Chains

Starbucks’ Primary China Competitor Luckin Coffee Is Growing Fast

6 years 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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Restaurant and Technology Partnerships for November 2018

6 years ago

If there is one dominant trend this month, it's that chicken joints know that delivery matters now.