My Economy

My Economy: Starting a small business in Echo Park

Apr 5, 2019
Maurice Harris wanted to open a coffee shop when he saw his neighborhood changing. The process wasn't easy.
Maurice Harris is the owner of Bloom & Plume Coffee in Echo Park in Los Angeles, California.
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How all-day cafes are changing our lives

Feb 23, 2018
Welcome to a place where you can work, eat all three meals and feel extremely welcomed.

Get ready for a higher-end cup of coffee

Dec 2, 2016
Starbucks CEO will focus on a new gourmet brand after leaving his current position.
The interior of a Starbucks Reserve Roasting Room and Tasting Room.
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Would you like a cat with your cappuccino?

Dec 25, 2014
Cat cafes are becoming a new way to find homes for shelter and rescue cats.
Mid-day Update

Study: More consumers using public spaces as work spaces

Have you gone to a cafe and found there are no seats left because people are using tables as their work spaces? We speak with Merlyn Griffiths from UNC Greensboro about a study she conducted on this phenomenon.
Have you gone to a cafe and found there are no seats left because people are using tables as their work spaces? We speak with Merlyn Griffiths from UNC Greensboro about a study she conducted on this phenomenon.
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