Month: January 2016

Month: January 2016

Why Starbucks is Closing its Teavana Tea Bars
January 25, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

generated almost last year with in-store sales growing at a fast pace and a move to open overseas locations in India and the Middle East underway – so it may seem odd that Starbucks announced on Friday that it is closing its Teavana Fine Tea + Tea Bar locations. The reason is strictly business: In

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Today is National Hot Tea Day
January 11, 2016 Data Katrina Avila Munichiello

The Tea Council of the U.S.A. has announced the celebration of National Hot Tea Day for January 12, 2016. Tea fans are asked to honor tea as a special beverage in their lives. The day comes in the middle of what has already been recognized as National Hot Tea Month. Peter Goggi, the president of

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India’s Commerce Minister Seeks Higher Tea Wages
January 11, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

Working conditions at several of India’s tea gardens are “a matter of grave concern” according to Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industries. Sitharaman, after touring troubled gardens in Jalpaiguri for the second time in eight months, is pressing for an increase in the minimum wage paid workers. Garden owners pay a

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