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Once feisty Coffee People whipped into Starbucks

Posted by TheShot on 20 Sep 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew, Starbucks

This is an old story to those in Oregon (it was announced last week), but it’s also an all-too-familiar story across the country. Oregon’s Coffee People started in the late 1970s as a hippy-friendly mom & pop (Jim and Patty, where Jim is now a regional barista judge). It was ahead of its time — […]

Charlotte, NC: Coffee Shop Perks

Posted by TheShot on 26 Mar 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

Today’s Charlotte Observer compared the merits of four major coffee shop chains in town: Charlotte Observer | 03/26/2006 | Coffee Shop Perks. Included in the comparison were Minneapolis, MN-based Caribou Coffee, local coffee roaster Dilworth Coffeehouse, recent Starbucks acquisition and newcomer to the area Seattle’s Best Coffee, and Starbucks Coffee itself. The article reveals what […]