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2009-07-16 15:25:00

Starbucks says a Seattle location that is dropping the corporate name in favor of a local-oriented moniker is the first of three stores to test new names. The Seattle-based coffee chain giant said the Capitol Hill location, which is being remodeled in the chain's new eco-friendly style, will be renamed 15th Avenue Coffee and Tea when it reopens next week, The Seattle Times reported Thursday. The chain said at least two more Seattle-area stores will be renamed for their neighborhoods after...

2009-04-01 07:00:00

SEATTLE, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Coffee Gear announced today that they have launched a trade-in and recycle program for used espresso machines and grinders. The only national service of its kind, the trade-in and recycle program gives people interested in upgrading their espresso machine or grinder an option other than to throw their old machines away completely intact. Additionally, by trading in their used machines, they can offset the cost of their purchase with a store credit...

2009-02-13 10:14:18

U.S. coffee retailer Starbucks is preparing to test a new soluble coffee product, which may make an appearance in some stores next month, executives said. The product is called Via. Three executives said it was a favored project for Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz, making it likely the product will get a significant marketing campaign, Advertising Age reported Friday. Via is designed to imitate the flavor of Starbucks brand coffees and represents a breakthrough in soluble coffee, a...

2008-12-03 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Coffee Gear announced today that they will donate 5% of all online and in store sales of Lavazza Tierra! coffee from 12/1/08 - 1/15/09 to the charity Coffee Kids. Seattle Coffee Gear has been involved with Coffee Kids since the summer of 2008 and is excited to help grow their contribution-base by donating a portion of its Tierra! proceeds to the organization. They selected Lavazza's Tierra! coffee because of its unique mission as a...

2008-10-24 18:00:38

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diedrich Coffee, Inc. today announced that it received a Nasdaq Staff Deficiency Letter on October 20, 2008 indicating that for the last thirty consecutive trading days, the Company's common stock has not maintained a minimum market value of publicly held shares (MVPHS) of $5 million, and as a result, the Company does not comply with the MVPHS requirement for continued listing on the NASDAQ Global Market as set forth in NASDAQ Marketplace...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.