A little over a week ago, North Carolina-based Duck Donuts announced it was expanding to Puerto Rico with the signing of a three-store development agreement with new Puerto Rican franchisees. The 65-unit brand specializes in made-to-order donuts. We also noted that Beijing-based coffee startup company Luckin Coffee, which opened 2,000 units last year and has projected 2,500 additional new opens in 2019, is planning to issue an IPO in the United States sometime in 2019. The company also hopes to take over the coffee market in China from current leader Starbucks. And finally, still on the subject of IPOs, it was reported this week that JAB Holdings in considering issuing an IPO for its Acorn (coffee & beverage) division within the next 2-3 years. The division includes Peet’s Coffee and Stumptown, as well as Intelligentsia and Mighty Leaf Tea.