Wondering about the new instant coffee?

Written by Amber on November 11, 2009 – 11:01 pm -

This was an interesting article to read.. I’d been wondering how well Starbucks’ new instant coffee line was going to go over. From an article on Business Week:

Starbucks (SBUX) instant coffee was always going to be a tough sell. That’s why the company spent years developing it and months preparing its frontline employees (aka baristas) for the Sept. 29 launch of Via, three-packs of instant that go for $2.95. “We took a lot of time with it because we knew it could undermine the company if we didn’t do it right,” CEO Howard Schultz said this summer.

Read the rest of the article at Business Week online: Steaming over Via instant coffee at Starbucks.


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How’s My Feed?

Written by Amber on October 9, 2009 – 5:55 pm -

Hey, feed subscribers!! This one’s for you. How’s my feed? No, really.. do you get duplicate posts? Or anything else weird and crazy? I just subscribed to my own feed through Google Reader and am reading that through www.feedly.com – and it’s WEIRD.

So.

If you wouldn’t mind leaving me a comment letting me know how my feed looks to you, and also (if you don’t mind) what you use to view it in? I would really appreciate. Thanks!


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