Coca-Cola is the latest corporation to make a big bet on coffee. It’s planning to buy the United Kingdom’s biggest coffee chain, Costa, for $5.1 billion. It seems as if everyone wants a piece of the coffee action these days. European conglomerate JAB has picked up Peet’s, Caribou and Stumptown. Nestle owns the high-end Blue […]
New York or LA? Headlines in recent years have been all about people leaving the Big Apple in droves, heading for SoCal. But sometimes the flow does ebb. Witness the announcement today from LA-based Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. It’s planning to open 100 new locations in New York City over the next decade. What’s […]
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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said pizza, unlike coffee, is a commodity. You guys weighed in.
Schultz joined us to talk about Starbucks' high-end coffee pursuits, the incoming CEO, and whether he wants to get involved in politics.
Starbucks CEO will focus on a new gourmet brand after leaving his current position.
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