Posts Tagged ‘coffee’

Ethiopian coffee cooperatives getting a better deal for coffee farmers

Ethiopia is regarded as arabica coffee’s birthplace, but while the country’s high-quality coffee has made it to the gourmet shelves of major coffee houses around the world, many of its growers remain poor. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Starbucks buys bakery chain La Boulange in $100 million cash deal

Coffee giant Starbucks announced late Monday the acquisition of a small San Francisco bakery chain. The Seattle-based java retailer is buying La Boulange in a $ 100 million cash deal. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Tim Hortons profits soar

Shares in Oakville, Ont.-based Tim Hortons rise after the coffee and doughnut chain operator reported profits soared 40 per cent in the third quarter on generated higher sales. View full post on Canada Business Stories

When Not to Say No to a Buyer

In hindsight, would Groupon have been better off selling to Google then competing with Google Offers? What lessons can business owners learn from this cautionary tale? On the first day of June , both Floyd’s Coffee Shops in Portland, Oregon were busier than usual. The regulars were elbowed out of the way by new customers […]

Bettendorf ice cream and coffee store closing

Country Style Ice Cream and Hawaiian Style Coffee, 4561 53rd Ave., Bettendorf, will close its doors Nov. 24, store owner Kari Gomez said this morning. View full post on Business Stories