Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

January 13, 2015 10:05 am

Minneapolis-based Peace Coffee has opened its third retail location, on the first floor of the city’s second tallest building, the Capella Tower. The skyscraper, which originally […]

Coffee Shop Hackers Could Be Stealing from Non-Connected Devices, Researchers Say

Coffee Shop Hackers Could Be Stealing from Non-Connected Devices, Researchers Say

January 8, 2015 2:11 pm

With public wifi and high volumes of people clacking away on their laptops, coffee shops are notoriously fertile ground for hackers. Scientists at the Georgia […]

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

January 7, 2015 12:56 pm

Last March, we reported on Revelator Coffee, a New Orleans-based startup with some hefty investment backing and development plans for an upscale retail bar concept throughout […]

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

January 7, 2015 10:07 am

Cincinnati-area roastery and retailer Carabello Coffee has secured more than $40,000 through Kickstarter, with plans to buy and renovate its existing headquarters building for expansion. […]

Blue Bottle to Relocate Williamsburg Roasting HQ to Renovated 1930s Warehouse

Blue Bottle to Relocate Williamsburg Roasting HQ to Renovated 1930s Warehouse

January 6, 2015 10:22 am

Blue Bottle Coffee is planning to move its New York roasting headquarters to the Lewis Steel Building in North Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Blue Bottle opened its Berry […]

Now Brewing in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset: Snowbird Coffee

Now Brewing in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset: Snowbird Coffee

January 4, 2015 10:19 am

The origin story of Snowbird Coffee, which opened in late 2014 in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood, is remarkably brief. Friends Eugene Kim and Dave […]

2014 Year in Review: Retail and Barista News

2014 Year in Review: Retail and Barista News

December 26, 2014 8:10 am

If anything, 2014 has proven that the North American retail market has opportunities for growth in all directions. As big chains plowed forward with obsessive retail […]

Seattle’s Caffe Vita Planning New Roastery and Cafe in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Seattle’s Caffe Vita Planning New Roastery and Cafe in Bushwick, Brooklyn

December 22, 2014 12:04 pm

One of the stalwarts of contemporary coffee sourcing, roasting and retailing, Seattle’s Caffe Vita is planning to open a new roastery and cafe in Bushwick, […]

Starbucks Continues Upscale Surge with Splashy China Flagship in Chengdu

Starbucks Continues Upscale Surge with Splashy China Flagship in Chengdu

December 18, 2014 11:18 am

Following the recent openings of retail flagship concepts in Seattle and Bogota, Starbucks has unveiled its China flagship store in Chengdu, capital city of the Sichuan […]

Citing Growth Elsewhere, Peet’s Bugs Out of Key Rust Belt Markets

Citing Growth Elsewhere, Peet’s Bugs Out of Key Rust Belt Markets

December 17, 2014 11:22 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea has pulled the plug on all its remaining Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania stores, many of which had been open a year […]