Blue Bottle Publicly Defending Some Cuts to Part-Timer Benefits

Blue Bottle Publicly Defending Some Cuts to Part-Timer Benefits

November 26, 2014 12:38 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee is publicly defending its decision to cut health insurance benefits to some of its existing part-time employees as part of a company-wide […]

How the FDA’s Revised Menu Labeling Rule May Affect Coffee Shops

How the FDA’s Revised Menu Labeling Rule May Affect Coffee Shops

November 25, 2014 3:15 pm

The FDA today released an updated rule on its menu nutrition labeling requirements, one that has much broader implications than initially expected. The labeling requirements, including calorie counts, were initiated […]

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 […]

Psychedlic Explorations Result in Stumtptown Coffee, Dolcezza Gelato Partnership

Psychedlic Explorations Result in Stumtptown Coffee, Dolcezza Gelato Partnership

November 4, 2014 12:17 pm

Portland-based Stumptown Coffee Roasters is planning to open a Washington D.C. satellite training lab inside the factory headquarters of one of the company’s wholesale clients, Dolcezza Gelato & […]

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 La Colombe’s Bar/Distillery/Restaurant Flagship in Fishtown

Inside La Colombe’s Bar/Distillery/Restaurant Flagship in Fishtown

October 13, 2014 11:47 am

La Colombe has officially opened its sprawling coffee bar/restaurant/rum distillery/bakery inside an 11,000-square-foot warehouse space in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood. In a recent interview regarding La Colombe’s plans […]

Two Years After Sandy Nearly Took Everything, Brewklyn Grind Opens Flagship Shop

Two Years After Sandy Nearly Took Everything, Brewklyn Grind Opens Flagship Shop

October 9, 2014 11:43 am

Brooklyn-based roaster Brewklyn Grind has opened its flagship retail bar at 557 Myrtle Ave., putting an emphatic punctuation mark on a survival story. Founded by […]

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 […]

Pittsburgh Has a Really Fun Specialty Coffee Week Lined Up. Do You?

Pittsburgh Has a Really Fun Specialty Coffee Week Lined Up. Do You?

September 29, 2014 12:43 am

Kudos to you Pittsburgh, Pa., which this Oct. 13-19 will join the remarkably small group of U.S. cities to try its hand at a “Specialty Coffee […]

Polo Ralph Lauren Unveils the Ralph Coffee Brand at New York Flagship

Polo Ralph Lauren Unveils the Ralph Coffee Brand at New York Flagship

September 24, 2014 9:48 am

Ralph Lauren has created its own brand of coffee, Ralph’s Coffee, highlighted by a swanky coffee shop on the second floor of its new flagship New […]