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The coffee shop consolidation continues

The coffee shop consolidation game continues following the 30 October news that Inspire Brands is acquiring Dunkin’ Brands Group, the parent company of Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins. While it may be the last coffee brand acquisition we see this year, it certainly won’t be “the last” — given the current global environment, I am sure we will see more M&As in the not-so-distant future.

Covid is changing coffee consumption habits

A new survey from Melitta North America explores how coffee consumption habits in the United States are changing at home, in the office and while travelling because of the coronavirus.

The best neighborhoods in America for coffee

“Location, location, location” has always been a classic real estate term, I just never realised that it also applied to the proximity of coffeehouses to one’s home! Apparently, when looking for a new apartment, one can now factor in the best neighborhoods to find that ideal cuppa Joe — and some are definitely better than others.

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