Competitor Coffee News

Tim Horton’s has announced they are now offering a new dark roast blend as a trial item in two markets – London, Ontario in Canada and Columbus, Ohio here in the States.  Starbucks has announced an effort to expand its digital gifting and engagement offering with “tweet-a-coffee”, an ongoing platform that will allow customers on…

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Dunkin Grows with Stores – and VPs!

Mixed in with the many stories of Dunkin’ expanding into the United Kingdom and continuing its Texas expansion, was news of the hiring of two new Dunkin’ Donuts Vice Presidents.  David Starmer is VP – IT for Store Systems, and Paul Zaher has been added as the VP – IT for Marketing Systems.  They will…

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Carbone on the Competition

Dunkin’ CFO Paul Carbone spoke last week at the UBS Best of Americas Conference in London and tackled the question of Dunkin’s top competitors in the breakfast market.  Talking about how many companies are trying to enter the breakfast market, he identified MacDonald’s as #1 competitor, followed in order by gas & convenience stores, Tim…

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