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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 […]

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 […]