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Nestlé’s decision to purchase the perpetual rights to market Starbucks consumer and foodservice brands globally, outside the company’s coffee shops, was a bold move on the chessboard of global coffee. more

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Howard Schultz Steps Down

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Howard Schultz, founder of the world’s leading retail coffee company, announced his retirement Monday in a letter to employees posted on the Starbucks website. more

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Efforts are under way to separate the United Kingdom’s largest coffee chain from the larger Whitbread, a company that owns the Premier In hotel chain and restaurant interests. The move, as reported by The Guardian, would take two years to complete. more

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Caribou Coffee is now serving Einstein Bros. Bagels in its 180 stores across the United States. The popular bagels began appearing in November. more

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Bulletproof, providers of its own roasted coffee and high-performance food and nutrition products, opened a new café in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood in late October. more

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The October opening was the latest expansion by Tata Starbucks Private Ltd., the 50/50 joint venture between Starbucks and Tata Global Beverages and was intended to reaffirm the partnership’s long-term commitment to India. more

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Starbucks recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its operations in Mexico and plans for continued expansion in the years to come. more

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CHIYANG ZHANG

Stakeholders expect the rapid expansion of China’s retail cafes to continue, but a successful outcome is not certain. more

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British coffee and tea consumers spend £2,210 on average each year in coffee shops, according to a recent online market research study. more

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Joshua Trujillo Starbucks

Starbucks executive Kevin Johnson will become c.e.o. of the coffee retail giant effective April 3, 2017, as current chairman and c.e.o. Howard Schultz shifts his focus within the company. more

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Belinda Wong will concentrate on the long-term growth strategy and innovation in China including digital and e-commerce initiatives. She also will oversee the company’s first international Roastery opening in Shanghai in 2017. more

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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is closing all 12 of its franchised locations in New York City in October. more

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Starbucks once again demonstrated the extraordinary popularity of pumpkin spice latte (PSL) on its 13th seasonal return in September. more

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Joshua Trujillo Starbucks

The first international Starbucks Roastery and Reserve Tasting Room will open in Shanghai, China in late 2017. more

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Mongolia’s tea culture is closely linked to its nomadic livestock industry. As the economy expands and more affluent young people emerge in the workplace, a rapidly growing coffee industry has emerged. more

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The Seattle-based company announces a selective price increase on several beverages. more

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Coffee Report June 2015

Mads Morgensen

A new café in Vienna combines high end catered food with the coffees of Nespressom including those made by the Nespresso Cube. more

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