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Money doesn’t talk anymore. People do. That’s why you need to rethink your marketing strategy. | Hackernoon

Money doesn’t talk anymore. People do. That’s why you need to rethink your marketing strategy. | Hackernoon

Take it from the Italians Me, you, and everyone else in the room have at least once in our lives paid 5, 6, or even a damn 7$ for a cup of coffee. How did that make you feel? While I can’t speak on your behalf, I can tell you how I paid 7.59$ for an […]

Doughnut Chain Closes Stores With No Warning | KNSI

Doughnut Chain Closes Stores With No Warning | KNSI

In December 2017, seven Tim Hortons in the Twin Cities were sued by their parent company for not paying franchise fee payments. And in February, Tim-Minn, the franchise group that operates some Minnesota Tim Hortons, sued Tim Hortons for price gouging. The suit claims Tim Hortons made false and misleading statements, prompting Minn-Tim to invest […]

Report: Tim Hortons Looks To Be Leaving The Twin Cities – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Report: Tim Hortons Looks To Be Leaving The Twin Cities – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and donut shop, is apparently retreating from the Twin Cities after making a move into the metro market just three years ago. The Pioneer Press reports that an employee at the Eagan store confirmed Thursday it was closed, along with other Twin Cities stores under the same […]

Dunkin’ Brands sees revenue increase almost six per cent | Global Coffee Report

Dunkin’ Brands sees revenue increase almost six per cent | Global Coffee Report

“This solid performance, across both morning and afternoon, was driven by consistent, compelling national value promotions and continued beverage sales momentum.” “Going forward, the collaboration we have with our franchisees and licensees will remain our number one asset, and we will continue to work together to modernise our brands and deliver healthy growth.” Dunkin’ says […]

Coffee Shop Owner’s New Pricing Policy Goes Viral For Teaching Manners To Rude Customers | APost

Coffee Shop Owner’s New Pricing Policy Goes Viral For Teaching Manners To Rude Customers | APost

A business owner tried to put kindness and courtesy back into business interactions. This is what he did to his pricing grid to make that happen. It seems like manners have diminished over the years, especially in the context of a consumer-business relationship. Many customers are rude not only to the employees but also to the […]

University of Sussex reduces paper cup use with strategic pricing | Packaging News

University of Sussex reduces paper cup use with strategic pricing | Packaging News

Rather than following the big coffee chains and offering a discount for using a reusable mug, the University instead has set the reusable-mug price as the default price on the menu, with a paper cup a chargeable extra. The university is also working with Simply Cups’ paper-cup recycling scheme. Customers needing their drink in disposable […]

U.S. franchisee files suit against Tim Hortons, alleging price gouging | National Post

U.S. franchisee files suit against Tim Hortons, alleging price gouging | National Post

Weeks after achieving a breakthrough in two class-action lawsuits with restive Canadian franchisees, Tim Hortons and its parent company are facing a fresh legal fight with a Minnesota-based franchisee over accusations of price-gouging and misleading statements. “This matter is about broken promises, unfulfilled contractual expectations and false and misleading statements and omissions,” reads a complaint […]

7-Eleven $3 coffee cup trick exposed | news.com.au

7-Eleven $3 coffee cup trick exposed | news.com.au

A 7-Eleven spokesman said the convenience chain’s coffee was “outstanding value for customers and the simple $1, $2, $3 price points are based around industry standard cup sizes”. “Depending on the product the customer selects, there are different ratios of coffee, hot milk, and milk foam — proportionately more for each cup size — and […]

Who’s Really to Blame for the Tim Hortons Fiasco? | Yahoo! Finance

Who’s Really to Blame for the Tim Hortons Fiasco? | Yahoo! Finance

While the backlash from the recent debacle following Tim Hortons will likely be a drop in the bucket when considering its actual impact on financial results, I do believe the problems could have been minimized or even avoided altogether if management had communicated with its franchisees more effectively. Proper communication makes all the difference. Consider […]

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 […]