Hey, How are Things Looking? The SCAA Wants to Know

Hey, How are Things Looking? The SCAA Wants to Know

November 12, 2014 1:46 pm

The SCAA last week announced the launch of a new Retail Sentiment Index (RSI) survey, which will be used to create a gauge for optimism in […]

California Woman Arrested After Allegedly Bogus Hot Coffee Lawsuit

California Woman Arrested After Allegedly Bogus Hot Coffee Lawsuit

November 11, 2014 10:17 am

A California woman has been arrested and faces 21 felony counts after she allegedly submitted counterfeit photos of someone else’s burned hand and counterfeit documentation […]

Inside Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ Big New Bar in Little Italy, San Diego

Inside Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ Big New Bar in Little Italy, San Diego

November 5, 2014 11:53 am

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters has soft-opened its coffee bar inside shiny new mixed-use building on Kettner Blvd., in the northern section of San Diego’s Little […]

New Starbucks Delivery Service is ‘E-Commerce on Steroids,’ says CEO Schultz

New Starbucks Delivery Service is ‘E-Commerce on Steroids,’ says CEO Schultz

October 31, 2014 11:39 am

In conjunction with its in-development order-ahead mobile app, Starbucks plans to offer delivery service in the coming year. “Imagine the ability to create a standing […]

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

October 27, 2014 11:10 am

  Los Angeles’ Andante Coffee Roasters, which debuted on Beverly Blvd. in the Mid City neighborhood last year, recently opened its second location, an elegant, bar-focused […]

Square Unveils ‘Arrival Prediction’ Order App at Blue Bottle Coffee

Square Unveils ‘Arrival Prediction’ Order App at Blue Bottle Coffee

October 9, 2014 9:40 am

Partnering with Blue Bottle Coffee and a small handful of other shops in New York and San Francisco, Square has officially rolled out its new […]

Drink Trendspotting: The Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Cone Demitasse

Drink Trendspotting: The Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Cone Demitasse

September 17, 2014 10:21 am

Especially given the full-tilt affogato menu craze, it’s hard to imagine this hasn’t been thought of before: espresso served in a demitasse-sized chocolate-dipped ice cream […]

La Colombe Secures $28.5 Million Investment, Plans Coastal Expansion

La Colombe Secures $28.5 Million Investment, Plans Coastal Expansion

September 9, 2014 5:25 pm

Philadelphia-based roaster and retailer La Colombe has signed a deal for approximately $28.5 million worth of private investments, with plans to open upwards of 100 […]

What is a Coffee Ambassador? Thoughts from Temple’s Eton Tsuno

What is a Coffee Ambassador? Thoughts from Temple’s Eton Tsuno

September 3, 2014 3:06 pm

by Eton Tsuno of Temple Coffee This origin trip was different from most. Instead of a backpack, hiking boots, and rain jacket, I packed blazers, […]

San Diego’s WestBean to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Shop Downtown

San Diego’s WestBean to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Shop Downtown

August 19, 2014 11:17 am

San Diego’s WestBean Coffee Roasters is planning to open its first brick-and-mortar shop this October, in a high-traffic downtown spot on Broadway between 2nd and […]