Author Archives: Ron Ruggles

Starbucks to close all 379 Teavana outlets

Starbucks Corp. will be closing all 379 of its Teavana retail units over the coming year, the company said Thursday. “Many of the company’s principally mall-based Teavana retail stores have been persistently underperforming,” the Seattle, Wash.-based coffee giant said in releasing third-quarter earnings. “Following a strategic review of the Teavana store business, the company...

What Gen Z Restaurant Consumers Want

Technology, quality food and service, and ambience are key for the next generation after Millennials This is part of NRN’s special coverage of the 2017 NRA Show, being held in Chicago, May 20-23. Visit NRN.com for the latest coverage from the show, plus follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The next generation of restaurant consumers, who...