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Coffee price war takes jolt out of Dunkin’ results | Financial Times

Coffee price war takes jolt out of Dunkin’ results | Financial Times

The coffee price war that has broken out among US fast food chains has taken the jolt out of Dunkin’ Brands’ first quarter results. … In a bid to bolster traffic, Dunkin’ has been making a push into more premium coffee offerings such as cold brew and espresso-based beverages. However, competitors have responded by cutting […]

Peet’s Coffee finds ‘Peetniks’ in Washington’s upscale, educated crowd | The Washington Post

Peet’s Coffee finds ‘Peetniks’ in Washington’s upscale, educated crowd | The Washington Post

When Peet’s Coffee decided to grow its brand beyond California a couple of years ago, chief executive Dave Burwick looked eastward and liked what he saw. Burwick, 54, knows the District. He was married here. His in-laws live here. And now, his son goes to school here at George Washington University. So Burwick knew it […]

The Pricing Logic Behind This New $16 Cup of Coffee From Blue Bottle | Inc.com

The Pricing Logic Behind This New $16 Cup of Coffee From Blue Bottle | Inc.com

Caffeine enthusiasts rejoice: Blue Bottle Coffee has introduced a new cup of coffee to its menu. It’s called Port of Mokha, and costs $16. James Freeman, founder and CEO of the high-end roaster, calls it “celestial,” adding that he can hear “angels sing” whenever he takes a sip. In addition to a cardamom sesame cookie, the carefully-brewed hot coffee also comes with an informative pamphlet, where customers can read about the […]

Thoughts on Starbucks pricing in South Africa | Moneyweb

Thoughts on Starbucks pricing in South Africa | Moneyweb

According to The Economist’s measure, The Big Mac costs $4.93 (an average across four cities) in the US. Using the same method of conversion South Africans have been obsessing over regarding their cup of Seattle’s finest, you get to an equivalent “price” of over R70 for a Big Mac in South Africa. Of course we know […]

Smucker’s coffee price adjustments, acquisition boosting sales | Food Dive

Smucker’s coffee price adjustments, acquisition boosting sales | Food Dive

Strategic pricing and innovation are key for Smucker’s coffee segment, as it has been one of the main contributors to the company’s revenue growth in the past few years, particularly since its acquisition of Folgers in 2008. In the second quarter, coffee accounted for about 28% of Smucker’s total sales. More importantly, coffee produces a higher profit margin […]

Starbucks’ rewards makes major change | Business Insider

Starbucks’ rewards makes major change | Business Insider

While once thrifty customers could spend $24 and get a free drink after 12 trips to Starbucks, they will soon have to spend $62.50 to get a free item. That’s 32 cups of plain coffee. Some customers are already venting their anger and confusion on Starbucks’ Facebook page. “Gotta spend $75 to earn one free […]

Why Starbucks Prices Went Up as Coffee Beans Got Cheaper | The New York Times

Why Starbucks Prices Went Up as Coffee Beans Got Cheaper | The New York Times

Starbucks isn’t the place to go for cheap coffee. It is selling an experience, not a commodity. That approach has been immensely successful, drawing in millions of customers and propelling Starbucks stock to stellar returns. But the company’s strategy has created an odd situation this summer: It has raised retail prices for much of the […]

How Much More Starbucks Customers Will Pay Each Year With Today’s Price Hike | ABC News

How Much More Starbucks Customers Will Pay Each Year With Today’s Price Hike | ABC News

The latest jump in Starbucks coffee prices today makes a cup of joe a greater luxury for many. The price increase is 5 to 20 cents for most beverages starting today, which the company attributed to various business factors. Starbucks’ “tall” and “venti” sizes of brewed coffee increase by 10 cents in “most markets” the […]

Starbucks is hiking prices, again | CNN Money

Starbucks is hiking prices, again | CNN Money

Your morning coffee may be getting a little more expensive. Starting Tuesday, Starbucks (SBUX) will charge 5 to 20 cents more for some of its drinks — mostly hot beverages — at the majority of its U.S. stores. The company did not specify exactly which drinks will be impacted because it charges different prices in […]

Pricing News Daily > 2/23/15

Pricing News Daily > 2/23/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is brought to you by: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, […]