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Starbucks blames poor marketing for rift with Kraft

Starbucks is trying to end its agreement with Kraft distribute its whole bean and ground coffee products to US supermarkets and is blaming poor marketing on the part of Kraft for the decision. It claims that Kraft failed to work ...

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McDonald’s coffee surge is a real threat to Starbucks

Seattle-based Starbucks, which launched the coffee shop boom, is struggling these days against rivals that offer more coffee and less froth and in the US McDonald’s new ‘proper’ coffee offering is its biggest danger. Now McD’s is launching cold frappe ...

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Starbucks and Costa take coffee to China

Where there’s all that tea already of course. But globalisation knows few boundaries these days and US coffee shop chain Starbucks, which already has about 300 branches in China, is planning to roll out its newish Via Essence instant coffee ...

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