Posts Tagged ‘Starbucks’

  • 16570_3.15a_000002547262XSmall

    Airline Mergers and Coffee

    Feb 23, 12 • 425 Views • No Comments

    What to do when one airline uses a potent Starbucks bean, the other a weak Fresh Brew blend and they merge? After 14 months, Continental and United finally decided. Described in Bloomberg Businessweek, our story starts with a 14 member beverage committee and......  [read more]

  • penny...16875_5.12_000008715889XSmall

    An Annoying Penny

    Jan 16, 12 • 748 Views • 2 Comments

    While few seem to like the penny in the money supply any want to keep it......  [read more]

  • 16312_4.16_000010337830XSmall

    Coupon Economics

    Apr 16, 11 • 481 Views • No Comments

    When Starbucks raised its prices during the beginning of 2010, it lowered the price of a tall regular to $1.70. But, if you wanted a splash of foam, a shot of espresso, or a touch of flavor, the addition could be expensive. For a triple grande soy vanilla......  [read more]

  • Displaying different strategies, McDonald's and Starbucks call a 16 ounce cup different names.

    More Conspicuous (Coffee) Consumption

    Mar 11, 11 • 527 Views • No Comments

    The same story. But now it is about coffee. Increasingly affluent, the Chinese have begun to drink more coffee (in addition to using more oil, eating more meat and buying more handbags). When talking about China, the International Coffee Organization says......  [read more]

  • 15890_9.15_000004841280XSmall

    Starbucks and the Clover

    Sep 15, 10 • 464 Views • No Comments

    I just had a Starbucks grande coffee from their $11,000 Clover coffee machine. It was very good. Because the Clover makes individual cups, Starbucks can let the customer choose the bean. More choice, elite beans, and you have a recipe for higher prices.......  [read more]