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  1. Starbucks extending reach in China

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Lloyd

    ... Mary Lloyd Starbucks Coffee International announced plans to take majority control of Coffee Concepts (Southern China) and will expand its presence on the mainland. Starbucks now holds ... days, Starbucks will hold 51 per cent. Maxim's retains majority control of the joint venture that operates coffee houses in Hong Kong and Macau, and the new agreement extends the life ...

  2. Starbucks to grow its own coffee in Puer

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Puer After serving coffee around the world for 39 years, Starbucks plans to start growing its own. And the location for its first global farm will be in Puer city in Yunnan ... The initiatives would complete Starbucks entire value-chain- from seed to cup- in China. The local coffee growing industry expected the involvement by the coffee giant would make the relatively unknown ...

  3. Row brewing over Starbucks name

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... In Nanjing East Road, one of Shanghai's busiest shopping streets, customers sip coffee and munch biscuits in Starbucks. What they do not know is that the shop they are in does not belong to the giant Starbucks of Seattle, with 6,500 outlets around the world, including 30 in Shanghai. This shop belongs to a firm named Shanghai Starbucks Coffee House Company Limited (SSCHCL) ...

  4. Seattle's special brew

    Posted Aug 19th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Coffee and music provide an uplifting experience at the original starbucks, writes Lee Wing-sze What Do you associate the American city of Seattle with? The Hollywood blockbuster Sleepless in Seattle, starring Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan? In fact, the city is the birthplace of coffee giant Starbucks. In Seattle's bustling Pike Place Market, you can find ...

  5. Brews on the boil

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of caffeine-high locusts (Starbucks has 7,500 outlets worldwide), the Hong Kong coffee scene was quietly simmering, dominated by two main players, market leader Starbucks and No2 player Pacific Coffee. ... Tsui. The brand promises to give Starbucks and Pacific Coffee a run for their money. 'We were looking at getting into the Hong Kong market in 1999, but we ended up going to Manila ...

  6. Coffee revolution hits the home of China's finest tea

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... this month, she and about a dozen other coffee farmers in the village were introduced to Howard Schultz, founding president and chief executive of the US-based coffee chain Starbucks, during his trip to the province. The company plans to build a farm in Pu'er and will hire and train local farmers to grow coffee. 'To be honest, we never heard of Starbucks before, but everyone feels ...

  7. Hyundai pays high price to win back trademark rights

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that have not been registered in China.' Last month US-based coffee shop chain Starbucks filed a lawsuit against a Shanghai cafe. Starbucks entered mainland China in May 2000, but not before the Shanghai cafe registered the name Xingbake Cafe, the translation of Starbucks. 'The only solution is for companies who feel [trademarks have been] infringed to plead to the trademark office, ...

  8. The mainland's coffee craze comes late to traditional Guangzhou

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in expatriate magazines have expanded from a handful last year to nearly a full page, with most of the foreign chains like Blenz Cafe, Coffee Beanery, Kosmo and Starbucks entering the picture in the past 12 months. Enough young and trendy people have been swept up by the passion for the brew to justify a second outlet for Blenz, while Starbucks will open its third and fourth cafes next ...

  9. Location game shows the value added

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... with their virtual social networks.' Starbucks, which works with Foursquare in the US, recently teamed up with Jiepang on the mainland. 'When they agreed to work with us in China, we were very, ...

  10. Retail firms look underground for expansion

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li A growing number of Hong Kong retailers are hoping to catch the gravy train by heading 'underground', opening outlets in Mass Transit Railway stations in a bid to capture the MTR's daily average of 2.3 million commuters. Casualwear retailer Giordano, Starbucks Coffee, skin-care product chain Fancl, manicure treatment operator Nail Nail and book store ...




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