Starbucks plans to double Clover locations
Seattle – Starbucks Coffee Company is opening its 500th location featuring Clover brewing, with plans to double the number of Clover locations globally by the end of 2014. Starbucks has offered its Starbucks Reserve coffees, a line of rare and exotic small batch single origin coffees brewed with the single-cup Clover system, since 2010.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to significantly expand the availability of our rare and exotic Starbucks Reserve coffees with the introduction of the Clover brewing system in many more stores around the world next year,” said Andrew Linnemann, VP, global coffee quality for Starbucks. “By brewing one cup at a time, using freshly ground beans to deliver that handcrafted cup of coffee to order, the Clover brewing system brings theater to the brewing process and enables our baristas to have rich conversations with customers about our coffee.”
H.H. Gregg opens new Indiana store
Indianapolis – H.H. Gregg is opening a new store in Bloomington, Ind. on Aug. 15. The new location at 240 North Gates Street will replace the previous location at 606 West Gourley Pike.
“The opening of our new store in Bloomington demonstrates H.H. Gregg’s ongoing commitment to the residents of Bloomington and the surrounding area,” said Jeff Pearson, senior VP of marketing for H.H. Gregg. “We are committed to providing great value to our customers, and hope that Bloomington residents will take advantage of our grand opening sale, including great specials on all the items residents need to prepare for the back-to-school season.”
Snack Taverna goes to Hell’s Kitchen
New York — Snack Taverna, the popular West Village restaurant in New York City, has signed a lease to extend its concept into a 1,100-sq.-ft. space in Hell’s Kitchen, according to Winick Realty Group, which represented the tenant in the transaction.