McDonald's set to mug Starbucks in Europe
McDonald's is aiming to overtake Starbucks as Europe's biggest coffee chain, with plans to open several hundred McCafe stores selling pastries and cappuccinos this year.
to Stop Brewing Decaf Coffee After Noon
Starbucks Corp., the world's largest coffee chain, will stop brewing decaffeinated coffee after noon as part of a drive to save $400 million by September.
Steeps in Value Marketing
Espresso Makers Are Touted as Cheap Starbucks
May Jump 26%
A strong cup
of coffee has a greater effect on men than women,
more responsive to caffeine
jump as much as 26 percent this year as Brazil,
the biggest producer and exporter, harvests
less of the bean and boosts consumption.
Out Coffee's Contradictions
years, the public has been buffeted by much
misguided information about caffeine and its
most common source, coffee.
and America's First Taste of the Greater Depression
is the first, but not the last example of how
a falling dollar will make most items that Americans
over consume too expensive for Americans to
buy with their crumbling currency.
Our Starbucks Campaigns Launched: Is Starbucks
Now that Starbucks
Corp. has disclosed the 600 locations (see the
full, searchable list) it wants to shutter,
a phenomenon is taking hold: the Save Our Starbucks
coffee fans get grim delight in Starbucks woes
drinker's bad news is another coffee drinker's
good news, it seems.
To Close 600 U.S. Stores
Corp. has announced it's closing 600 underperforming
stores in the United States.
to open 150 more European locations
is boosting its European presence with plans
to license 150 new locations in Britain, France
and Germany over the next three years.
a caffeine jolt isn't enough...
If a caffeine
jolt isn't enough, Starbucks customers will
have another option starting Tuesday, when the
Seattle coffee chain unveils its "+Energy" products
in its U.S. stores.
bean to paradise
tend to be sweet. Colombians? Nutty. Africans
are known for their potent acidity and aroma.
Indonesians are generally earthy and heavy.
Not the people or football teams - the coffee
Promises Customers Perfection
A day after shutting down most of its U.S. shops
for three hours to retrain baristas on espresso
basics, Starbucks is welcoming customers back
Wednesday with a new promise posted in stores:
"Your drink should be perfect, every time.
If not, let us know and we'll make it right."
players brew up new tactics as McD's espresso
gears up to sell espresso-based beverages systemwide,
other specialty coffee operations that have
drive-thrus smell both challenges and opportunities.