Caution and Convenience Converge as Starbucks Revamps US Retail Plan

The novel coronavirus pandemic of 2020 may ultimately prove to be the death knell of the fading “third place” concept for larger coffee shop chains, as caution and convenience fade…

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Starbucks Plans to ‘Reopen’ US Stores May 4, Though Thousands Never Closed

Despite keeping thousands of United States stores open over the past six weeks, Starbucks today is making a big to-do about its plan to “re-open” stores beginning May 4. In…

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More Local Coffee Roasters Likely Coming to US Airports

A company that has been quietly puppeteering the food and drink choices for millions travelers in the United States for decades may very well be bringing more high-quality specialty coffee…

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