Ziggi’s Coffee Plays Matchmaker to New Franchisees

Former childhood friends reconnect at local Ziggi’s Coffee, later decide to join the franchise concept Longmont, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Ziggi’s Coffee (www.ZiggisCoffee.com) will be bringing three more units of its popular drive-thru business model to the Northern Colorado region and beyond…
Celebrate National Coffee Day on Tuesday, September 29th

Buy ANY Large Beverage, Get 50% off ANY Bag of Beans! Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  National Coffee Day couldn’t have come at a better time. As we all adjust to new Fall routines, Caribou Coffee understands that more and more guests…
Small-Town Charm of Ziggi’s Coffee Attracts Latest Franchisee

Colorado Natives Sign Agreement to Open a Location in the Town of Bennett Longmont, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Ziggi’s Coffee (www.ZiggisCoffee.com) has signed an agreement with Colorado natives and new franchisees, Andrew and Corissa Thornton, to bring the rapidly growing franchise to…
Now THIS is News You’ll Love: PUMPKIN IS BACK at Caribou Coffee!

Fall Drinks and Delicious Bites Are Here With Endless Ways to Get your Pumpkin Fix Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Have you heard that Fall Favorites are back at Caribou Coffee, starting TOMORROW, Thursday, August 27th? We don’t think Mother Nature received…
Ziggi’s Coffee Signed an Agreement to Open Its First Location in Texas

Local Franchisees Will Bring the Rapidly Growing Concept to Katy, Texas Longmont, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Ziggi’s Coffee (www.ZiggisCoffee.com), which was recently ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies, has signed an agreement with new franchisees, David and…
Ziggi’s Coffee Drive-Thru Propels Company-Wide Growth Amid Pandemic

Its primary business model sees uptick in sales, driving interest from new franchise partners Longmont, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  With food and beverage establishments doing their best to stay afloat amid the current conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ziggi’s Coffee (www.ZiggisCoffee.com)…
Celebrate National Coffee Day on Sunday, September 29th

It’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3 with Caribou Coffee! Get a $1 Hot Coffee, $2 Cold Press or $3 Nitro Beverage Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  No matter how you take your coffee, Caribou has you covered on National Coffee Day.…
Caribou Coffee Names John Butcher CEO

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Caribou Coffee is proud to announce John Butcher has been appointed President & CEO. Butcher has served as President of Caribou Coffee since joining the company in June of 2017. “Since John joined our company, we’ve witnessed…
Starbucks Names Rosalind Brewer Group President and Chief Operating Officer

Starbucks board member and former Sam’s Club executive to join Starbucks management team and lead the Americas business in addition to operations, product innovation, store development and supply chain Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced the appointment…
Tim Hortons Restaurants Makes Mother’s Day a “Timbit” Sweeter

Tim Hortons® Restaurants Introduce New Timbits® Donut Bouquet Exclusively for Mother’s Day Oakville, Canada  (RestaurantNews.com)  Upgrade the traditional gift of flowers this Mother’s Day with the new Tim Hortons® Timbits® Donut Bouquet. The new donut bouquet comes complete with a…
Howard Schultz and Kevin Johnson Reflect On Starbucks Future

CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson in Seattle about the decision to switch up the leadership of the coffee giant, their strategic plans and social and political goals.
Starbucks Announces New Leadership Structure to Drive Next Wave of Global Growth

Kevin Johnson to become chief executive officer and assume full responsibility for Starbucks global business and operations Howard Schultz to become executive chairman and focus on retail innovation and accelerating growth of Starbucks ultra-premium retail formats Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Starbucks…
Starbucks CEO: One Currency Matters Most with the Consumer

Starbucks has been able to post strong growth while so many traditional retailers continue to report declining traffic. “One major retailer after another post numbers that are somewhat disappointing,” Starbucks founder, chairman and CEO Howard Schultz said. “What it says…
Starbucks Roastery Coming to New York City in 2018

Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced that its next Roastery location will be in New York City in the heart of the Meatpacking District at 61 Ninth Avenue, which is currently under development. Scheduled to open in 2018, this New York…
Starbucks CEO: Growth Isn’t a Strategy

Howard Schultz says that even though Starbucks is a massive operation, “it’s still early days” for the organization and you can expect much more growth.
Schultz, Starbucks and Social Impact

What does Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz keep in his pockets? Two keys stand out. One unlocks the most lavish Starbucks store in the world: the 15,000-square-foot Roastery. Situated in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, it combines an upscale cafe with…
Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay Now Available to Customers Nationwide

Available In More Than 7,400 Stores and Customers Using the Starbucks® App on iOS or Android Devices; International Expansion Coming in October Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) today announced the nationwide availability of Mobile Order & Pay on…
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Announces New President And CEO, John Fuller

Fuller will drive domestic & international expansion for Southern California’s iconic specialty coffee & tea retailer Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®—the oldest and largest privately-held specialty premium coffee and tea retailer in the United States–announces…
Starbucks Alcohol Menu A Smart Business Move, But Loyal Customers Push Back

The atmosphere at the Starbucks on North Seventh Street in the trendy Brooklyn neighborhood Williamsburg was soothing but purposeful on a recent morning. Customers dressed in button-down shirts and jeans with briefcases slung over their shoulders sipped on foamy cappuccinos…
What’s behind Starbucks price increases?

Starbucks says customers will pay from 5 to 20 cents more on many drinks starting Tuesday.  The company did not specify exactly which drinks will be impacted because it charges different prices in different regions of the country. Starbucks has…
Starbucks Customer Accounts Hacked Through Smartphone Apps

Starbucks customers are reporting that hundreds of dollars have been stolen from their credit cards after receiving emails saying the passwords and login details for the coffee company’s mobile app had been reset. While details of exactly how the attacks…
Tim Hortons And Nutella: A Match Made In Pastry Heaven

For a limited time, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop will feature new baked goods made with Nutella® and offer a Nutella® spread option with all bagels. Bellissimo! Dublin, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop guests will be…
Starbucks Glitch Reveals How Modern Cash Registers Can Fail

A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations. Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs…