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Old 11.02.2014, 19:00
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Re: Starbucks Coffee

Finally confirmation that Starbucks really iis for the uneducated

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26131013
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Old 14.02.2014, 11:04
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The proof!

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Re: Starbucks Coffee

Well starbucks gives to best and the biggest for your money
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In my very long life I have tasted 3 coffees at Starbucks. Singapore, London, Easyjet, and 1 chocolate at London. All of them were for me memorable and for all the wrong reasons.

Now recently I read that next year the SBB / CFF are changing form Lavazza to Starbucks. I am really annoyed at this move, for my taste Lavazza is an excellent coffee, and Starbucks is the worst. People have different tastes, but to change from a European coffee to an American one is madness.

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Old 22.03.2014, 14:20
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Re: Starbucks Coffee

I have joined the darkside of coffee snobbery. I now have a coffee grinder and an espresso machine that costs way more than I ever thought a coffee machine should cost. I just won a vintage lever machine on eBay.it, I now buy beans with a roast date and not a "use before" date. This whole process took a few years and having a few friends that have such machines at home did not help. It's like drinking fine wine, it's impossible to go back to plonk afterwards.
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Re: Starbucks Coffee

Starting to sell booze and more food apparently, and intend to widen sales of such to worldwide.
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Old 22.03.2014, 15:00
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what i dont like in starbucks is the musik-and I have to always tell them what my first name is to get my order. Next time I will say Herr........!
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Old 22.03.2014, 15:20
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Starting to sell booze and more food apparently, and intend to widen sales of such to worldwide.
They are doing fantastically well in China, where McDonalds are closing stores, fantastic growth business.
(IKEA by the way is a charity & pays no tax.....)
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Old 22.03.2014, 15:26
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What has Starbucks to do with IKEA?
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They are doing fantastically well in China, where McDonalds are closing stores, fantastic growth business.
(IKEA by the way is a charity & pays no tax.....)
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Old 22.03.2014, 15:31
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What has Starbucks to do with IKEA?
Odile does not like big corporations that minimise their tax payments.
I wonder what's her view on Migros
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Old 22.03.2014, 15:39
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Re: Starbucks Coffee

well what does it matter. As long as the coffee is good!
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well what does it matter. As long as the coffee is good!
I too once thought sbux coffee was good. I now realize it was all the milk and sugar thats good, not the actuall coffee.
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what i dont like in starbucks is the musik-and I have to always tell them what my first name is to get my order. Next time I will say Herr........!
I have often been in Starbucks outlets, buying coffee to drink there or packaged coffee to take home, but was never asked for my name

Their coffee is excellent. This is what matters
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Old 23.03.2014, 01:07
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Odile does not like big corporations that minimise their tax payments.
I wonder what's her view on Migros
Migros is NOT a corporation but a union of CO-OPERATIVES owned by customers who are co-operative members, who vote about basic decisions

I for example inherited my co-operative share of Migros Zürich from Mum who had bought it shortly after I was born in October 1950. Even if the "service" of Migros in our region of Zürich was up to six visits per week by such trucks
https://www.google.ch/search?q=migro...ml%3B404%3B304

The AG on the trucks of course disappeared long before when Duttweiler made the former AG into a customers owned cooperative. THIS was the NEW version
https://www.google.ch/search?q=migro...HyEf6M%253A%25
https://www.google.ch/search?q=migro...M%3Bdx4rN07-XX

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Old 23.03.2014, 06:08
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Re: Starbucks Coffee

In HB zürich Starbucks they ask for the name to identify one when its busy. Guess its that personal touch. Du's are more friendly
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Their coffee is excellent. This is what matters
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what i dont like in starbucks is the musik-and I have to always tell them what my first name is to get my order. Next time I will say Herr........!
Is it because they always write it incorrectly?

I particularly like that they spelled "Ingrid" as "Angry".
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Is it because they always write it incorrectly?

I particularly like that they spelled "Ingrid" as "Angry".
If they can't spell "Ingrid"...thanks goodness they don't ask your family name...I would love to see their faces and the...wtf expression! (it works in another places too)


Anyhow, the coffee is really good.
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In HB zürich Starbucks they ask for the name to identify one when its busy. Guess its that personal touch. Du's are more friendly
In Starbucks I am usually addressed by DU, but without a name

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Is it because they always write it incorrectly?

I particularly like that they spelled "Ingrid" as "Angry".
Rather strange. I thought that everybody here knew that name. But of course, the personnel of Starbucks is not local ...................
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Old 23.03.2014, 10:32
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I have often been in Starbucks outlets, buying coffee to drink there or packaged coffee to take home, but was never asked for my name
That's because everybody knows you Wolli. You're a Cervalet promi!
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Rather strange. I thought that everybody here knew that name. But of course, the personnel of Starbucks is not local ...................
I don't think the website is Swiss or talking about Starbucks in Switzerland, though.
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What is it talking about then?
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