Tag Archives: starbucks

Affordable luxury goods market eyes a comeback

NEW YORK — Few companies were clobbered harder than Starbucks in the recession. The coffee chain with outposts on every corner came to represent all that was wrong with American businesses and shoppers: unchecked expansion, self-indulgence and mindless credit-card swiping. ...

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Tenants ready to move into Shoppes at Shipley’s Grant

At the Shoppes at Shipley’s Grant, a Howard County development designed to mimic the quaint streets of historic Ellicott City, three new tenants are getting ready to settle in. Royal Cleaners,  a 1,449-square-foot dry cleaning store, is already open, and ...

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Curse of the latte

Last fall I wrote a blog complaining that too many people were trying to promote their product by convincing us that all we had to do was give up a few Starbucks lattes to afford it. Well, I guess too ...

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Trading soul for java

The new Starbucks has opened on 300 N. Charles Street — and as much as I hate to say it, I actually kind of liked it. Yes, it’s true, the caffeinated beast of business that I always labeled as a ...

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