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Paul, a French bakery and restaurant chain, is ramping up to expand its reach in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Read more

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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is now offering delivery at 180 company-owned stores in California and Arizona with a national rollout during the summer. Read more

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India’s largest retail coffee chain tries to rebound following the death of company founder V.G. Siddhartha. Read more

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Starbucks confidently explained to investors during the weeks before it debuted, that Chinese rival Luckin Coffee’s BlackRock-backed IPO will not derail 20 years of market dominance. Read more

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Rick Anguilla joined Oregon-based Dutch Bros Coffee in April as the company’s first-ever chief marketing officer. He will serve as the company’s brand strategist. Read more

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Peet’s Coffee recently expanded its Order Ahead phone app with the goal of enhancing the customer experience. Now consumers can save time by ordering in advance and find orders waiting when they arrive. Read more

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Luckin Coffee Inc., the startup attempting to unseat Starbucks as the leading retail coffee chain in China, has filed for an initial public offering in the United States. The Bejing-based company seeks to raise $300 million in the IPO. Read more

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Starbucks is solidifying its leading position in Korea's coffee industry, market analysts recently told the Korea Times. Read more

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Local media reports the surge of cafés in South Korea has reached its peak. Thousands of Seoul’s 17,000-plus coffee houses have shut their doors due to a saturated market and an increase in home brewing. Read more

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Coffee drinkers at Burger King fast-food restaurants in the United States can get a hot cup of coffee at any time for only $5 a month with the company’s new subscription service. Read more

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Archer Farms, Target Corp.’s flagship coffee brand, will use certified fair trade beans by the year 2022, according to a Reuters report. Certification will be provided through Fair Trade USA and applies to both bag and pod products. Read more

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Ron Joyce, who founded the iconic Tim Horton’s coffee-and-donut chain, died Jan. 31. He was 88. Read more

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The $5.1 billion sale of Costa Limited to The Coca-Cola Company is complete. The acquisition gives Coca-Cola an immediate coffee position in 30 countries. Read more

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Plans for opening as many as 1,000 Starbucks Reserve retail premium coffee locations appear to be scaled back. Recent published reports indicate company c.e.o. Kevin Johnson is not as supportive of the idea as his predecessor, Howard Schultz. Read more

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Luckin Coffee plans to open 2,500 new shops across China in 2019 and, in the process, pass Starbucks as the largest retail coffee vendor in a nation rapidly embracing its newfound coffee culture. Read more

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New Starbucks Roastery in NYC

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Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York swung open its doors Dec. 14 at 61 Ninth Avenue in the city’s Meatpacking District. Read more

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About 350 corporate Starbucks employees lost their jobs in November as the coffee giant made moves to streamline operations, the Seattle Times reports. Most of those affected worked in the company’s Seattle offices. Read more

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The foundation on which beverage retail rests is firming up as mergers and acquisitions consolidate the decades-stable $85 billion global coffee market. Read more

A longtime conundrum in the coffee industry has been the disconnect between low stocks and decreasing production of arabica worldwide, and the low prices obtained by growers’ co-operatives. Read more

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Kraft Heinz Canada acquired the British Colombia-based company in September. Read more

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