retail tea chains

Jollibee Foods Corp.’s $350-million takeover of American retailer Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is complete, making the fast-food giant the first Filipino company to have a significant investment in the global retail coffee. Read more

Coffee Report

Project Tea 2019, a new study released by the Allegra World Coffee Portal, shows an 11% increase in tea sales across the United Kingdom. Demand for premium and loose-leaf tea is driving the increase. Read more

Tea Report

Jollibee Foods Corp., the largest fast-food chain in the Philippines, plans to purchase the struggling Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf coffee chain for $350 million. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Starbucks

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. Read more

Coffee Report

Beijing is an anomaly for any type of business. The city is big enough for any business to establish itself, but it takes spectacular talent to withstand time. Read more


Xiao Guan Tea shop in Jinan, China

Photo by Wei Xuliang

The new Xiao Guan Tea retail store in Jinan was designed by Apple store designer Tim Kobe as a luxury, modernist space that features full-height framed fixtures contrasted with large open spaces. Read more

Tea Report

Premises at 74 Promenade in Cheltenham has become T2’s eighth location in the UK and the ninth has just opened at 25 Tottenham Court Road, London. Read more

Tea Report

With rising incomes, smart new tea houses are popping up all over India’s large cities, and chai, India’s traditional milky spiced black tea, is feature large on the menu. Read more

Tea Report

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