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  1. 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) ...

  2. Rival gives Starbucks a taste of competition in China

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... A Canadian coffee chain is gearing up to challenge market leader Starbucks by opening stores in China's three major cities within a week. Blenz Coffee, founded in 1992 in Vancouver, an hour's drive from Seattle, the home of Starbucks, opened its first Beijing store last Friday and will open in Guangzhou today and in Shanghai on Thursday. It has chosen a strategy similar ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Mainland diners get a taste of HK brands

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... including Genki Sushi, Cafe de Coral, Starbucks, Maxim's Cake Shop, and Honeymoon Desert. The decor of the shops and the uniforms of the staff are similar to those in Hong Kong, ...

  5. Food heroes serve up a lesson in survival

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and the Starbucks Coffee outlets in the city. Cafe de Coral, which in Chinese means 'everybody's happy', was founded 41 years ago by Chan's father-in-law, Victor Lo Tang-seong. Starting ... Lawry's the Prime Rib and others. In 2000, he brought Starbucks to Hong Kong, and the US chain now has more than 110 outlets here. In 2006, Maxim's acquired Genki Sushi in Hong Kong and has ...

  6. Chevalier buys Pacific Coffee

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... retail brands with 39 outlets in the city and five in Singapore. It is one of the few Asian coffee chains able to hold its own against the Seattle-based giant of the caffeine industry, Starbucks ... on the mainland as living standards improve. We see tremendous potential there.' However, analysts said strong competition was brewing fast in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Arch-rival Starbucks ...

  7. Bakery cooks up winning recipe

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... we also have corporate customers such as Starbucks, Cathay Pacific Airways and Premium Motors, thanks to the good business connections the company has built over the years. 8 Be courteous ...

  8. Bean counters

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Ma

    ... of coffee appreciation. He says customers at places such as Starbucks focus more on 'the big sofas, the free Wi-fi internet and the music playing in the background than the actual coffee ...

  9. Moving on to the next stage

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of working with the stage,' Yip declares grandly in Spring Coffee, a Starbucks-style cafe close to his Beijing office on the north Fourth Ring Road. For years, experts watched helplessly ...



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