Tag Archive 'celebrity_cafes'

Coffee craze has everyone a bit nuts

Posted by TheShot on 28 Aug 2006 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends

Yesterday’s Washington Post ran an article that pretty much embodied everything I despise about coffee: Coffee craze has everyone a bit nuts – Family Times – The Washington Times, America’s Newspaper. It’s the focus on all the sizzle and none of the steak. Apparently, few of us want to hear about what it takes to […]

Jackie Chan to open coffee shops here

Posted by TheShot on 05 Aug 2006 | Filed under: Consumer Trends

The Manila Standard Today joined the press release chorus announcing the opening of Jackie Chan-themed coffee shops in Asia: Philippine News — Manila Standard Today — Jackie Chan to open coffee shops here — aug05_2006. With Jackie Chan and Kiss being the most recent celebrity examples of coffee chains, it looks as if slapping your […]

KISS coffee spot in works for Myrtle Beach

Posted by TheShot on 14 Jan 2006 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends

Remember the simple days when sports and entertainment celebrities used to open cavernous franchise restaurants that all looked pretty much alike and served pretty much the same stuff? According to the Myrtle Beach, SC Sun News, 1970s paunch-and-rollers, KISS, are now getting into the coffeehouse business. Their pilot KISS-branded café is planned to open this […]