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McDonald’s beats on earnings after slashing prices on soda and coffee

NEW YORK – McDonald’s has reported its best showing for global comparable sales in five years, sending its shares to a record intraday high on Tuesday. Investors were impressed with the company's progress ramping up mobile order and mobile pay at more restaurants, and with its expansion ...

Starbucks appoints Lucy Lee Helm as first-ever chief partner officer

SEATTLE, U.S. – Starbucks has appointed Lucy Helm as its Chief Partner Officer. The move was announced by Starbucks’ President and Chief Executive, Kevin Johnson. Helm is an 18-year veteran of the company and its general counsel since 2012. The C-level position is equivalent to chief human resources officer ...

PTG Energy acquires Coffee World operator to strengthen non-oil biz

BANGKOK, Thailand – Oil retailer PTG Energy Plc has acquired a 99.99 per cent stake in GFA Corporation Ltd, the operator of Coffee World, according to the company’s filing to the Stock Exchange of Thailand. The acquisition, which was made through PTG’s subsidiary PunThai Coffee Ltd, is part of the firm’s strategy to bolster ...

Segafredo Zanetti Espresso Café opens at Compass Group Headquarters

CHARLOTTE, NC, U.S. – Segafredo Zanetti in partnership with Foodservice and Hospitality global leader, Compass Group North America proudly announces the opening of Segafredo Charlotte 23Hundred at the Compass Headquarters in Charlotte, NC. The cafe is located in a building on campus with 900 employees.

Death of ‘coffee chain king’ rattles South Korean franchise industry

SEOUL, South Korea – Kang Hoon, CEO of the local dessert cafe franchise MangoSix was discovered in a bathroom at his resid...

UK budget coffee chain EasyCoffee to open first Edinburgh store

EDINBURGH, UK – Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee is set to open its first Edinburgh outlet. The cafe chain, founded by EasyJet tycoon Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, already has £1 coffee shops in cities across England, with the Capital site set to be its first in Scotland. The shop has opened opposite the Haymarket train station.

The real reason Starbucks’ baristas wear the iconic green aprons

When we think of iconic coffee companies, Starbucks is probably the first one that comes to mind. The Seattle-born mega chain has essentially trademarked our morning cup of joe. And it isn't just the crowned siren logo that we hold so strongly synonymous with our go-to a.m. drinks — it's also the color they use: a bright forest green ...

Segafredo Zanetti Espresso announces new opening in Hong Kong

HONG KONG – Segafredo Zanetti Espresso has recently opened a new outlet inside the K11 Shopping Mall in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. The district of Tsim Sha Tsui is a cape on the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula and one of the main shopping areas in Hong Kong.

Segafredo Zanetti Espresso opens prime location in Seorae Village, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea – Segafredo Zanetti Espresso has just opened a new prime location in Seorae Village, Seoul. Also known as “Montmartre” by the locals, Seorae Village is a small French enclave in Seoul, home to about half of the French residents of South Korea. Located in the surroundings of Gangnam business district as well as ...

A British coffeeshop chain is invading Chicago with its first u.s. location

CHICAGO, U.S. – The British may be known for their love of tea, but it looks like a new shop in Lakeview is getting ready to show folks in the United States what they can do with coffee. Window signs are up at 800 W. Diversey Pkwy. touting the coming arrival of Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, a coffeehouse chain that opened ...