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DAVIDs Tea Outlines Growth Strategy

DAVIDs Tea’s second-quarter earnings call on Sept. 7 revealed a multitiered strategy for growth in Canada and the United States. At the top of the call, CEO Joel Silver said, “We’re putting the right team in place and many of the measures we’re initiating will help our team achieve improved performance.” Second-quarter results were...

Canadian Sommelier Opened The Tea Lounge

LONDON, Canada What does it take to be a tea shop owner in Canada? It helps to know something about both the leaf and the retail business. Successful owners are typically enthusiastic and dauntless. Michelle Pierce Hamilton is that and more. A Canadian certified tea sommelier and a registered nutritionist who founded beTeas, she...

Canadian Millennials Warm to Hot Tea

Spending on tea by Canada’s Millennial tea drinkers is expected to double by 2020, according to the Canadian Tea and Herbal Association. Millennials (aged 19–37) currently make up more than a third of all Canadian tea drinkers, according to association president Louise Roberge. The median age of all Canadians is 40.8 years and most...

Tea Sustainability Awards

Sustainability is a consumer “megatrend” that is gaining in importance according to those queried in the Natural Marketing Institute’s most recent “State of Sustainability” survey. “Consumer skepticism regarding a company’s sustainable efforts prompts consumers to seek solid proof of their legitimacy – make sure “transparency” is front and center as consumers evaluate company claims...