Is This Hot New All-You-Can-Drink App a Threat to Quality Differentiation?

Is This Hot New All-You-Can-Drink App a Threat to Quality Differentiation?

April 14, 2014 12:17 pm

A new subscription-based app, Cupps, is giving consumers nearly unlimited coffee and espresso drinks at coffee shops throughout New York for as little as $45 […]

These Stunning Coffee Maps of Brooklyn, San Francisco and Cambridge Are Just the Beginning

These Stunning Coffee Maps of Brooklyn, San Francisco and Cambridge Are Just the Beginning

April 10, 2014 1:53 pm

Some of the brightest minds at MIT are using Google technology to create extraordinarily beautiful, and even useful, maps of independent coffee shops for cities […]

With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

April 8, 2014 1:29 pm

Emeryville, Calif.-based Peet’s Coffee & Tea yesterday unveiled its flagship store near the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., where it plans to […]

Cafe Grumpy to Open Inside Grand Central Station

Cafe Grumpy to Open Inside Grand Central Station

April 7, 2014 11:45 am

Greenpoint-based roaster and retailer Cafe Grumpy, which already has five neighborhood outposts in New York, is taking over a space in the East terminal of […]

Some of Specialty’s Brightest Minds to Gather at the Coffee Summit in NYC

Some of Specialty’s Brightest Minds to Gather at the Coffee Summit in NYC

March 31, 2014 10:51 am

Monday, April 7, Edible Manhattan and espresso machine manufacturer Breville are teaming up to present The Coffee Summit, a day-long program of panel discussions and […]

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

March 25, 2014 11:32 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and the music streaming service Pandora are teaming up for a Peet’s-branded radio station that will be played at all its […]

Brewklyn Grind Introduces Vibrant Packaging During Clinton Hill Build Out

Brewklyn Grind Introduces Vibrant Packaging During Clinton Hill Build Out

March 24, 2014 12:09 pm

Brewklyn Grind, a Red Hook, Brooklyn-based roastery, has unveiled some of the most splashy coffee packaging you will ever see. The packaging is the first […]

Tandem Coffee Readying Second Portland (Maine) Shop with Bakery Focus

Tandem Coffee Readying Second Portland (Maine) Shop with Bakery Focus

March 18, 2014 2:40 pm

Tandem Coffee Roasters of Portland, Maine, is readying a second retail location, less than two years after opening its roastery and bar in the East […]

At Consumers’ Requests, Starbucks Finally Adds Tipping System to iPhone App

At Consumers’ Requests, Starbucks Finally Adds Tipping System to iPhone App

March 13, 2014 11:29 am

With untold bajillions of sales on a daily basis, Starbucks has arguably become the world’s biggest beta testing lab for quick-service POS operations. (more:¬†Starbucks Baristas […]

Toms Shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie Goes Big with New Coffee Venture

Toms Shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie Goes Big with New Coffee Venture

March 12, 2014 11:08 am

Blake Mycoskie, the celebrity entrepreneur behind the wildly popular Toms shoe company, yesterday unveiled ambitious plans to get into the coffee game.¬†Mycoskie made the official […]