Tea Retail Strategies

4 Clever Iced Tea Recipes by Choice Organic Teas

Choice Organic Teas came up with clever ways to make iced tea. Choice’s creative recipes can provide inspiration for retailers to create their own tasty tea recipes for customers to sample and take home. Much has been written about the many new ready-to-drink teas on the market for the busy consumer on the go,...

Coffee, Tea and Juice Co-Brand Under One Roof

­­ Beverage brands have figured out there is strength in numbers. Companies are collaborating to create co-branding concepts to meet more customer needs at one location. JAB Holding Co., the parent company of Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bros. Bagels is co-branding with Argo Tea. Additionally, DRNK coffee + tea and Qwench juice bar are...

Loose Leaf Tea, Convenience Stores and Hockey Unite

What do loose leaf tea, convenience stores and hockey all have in common? The Village Tea Company, On the Move convenience stores and the Florida Panthers are partnering up for a loose leaf tea promotion. Their collective goal is to expose more Americans to high-quality loose leaf tea and its many benefits. Single-serve displays...

American Tea Room’s New Retail Concept

Independent tea retailers continue to innovate with American Tea Room demonstrating that you don’t have to be a chain to finance one of the most compelling tea rooms in California. Founder David Barenholtz is changing the way Americans think about tea by focusing on the experience. His row of high tech BKON brewers at...

Operators Break New Ground

Learn how to source & select your teas with TeaSource’s Founder & President, Bill Waddington at World Tea on the Road 2015. Click here to learn more… By S&D Coffee & Tea Brewing coffee and tea boils down to mixing grinds or leaves with water — either hot or cold will do — and...

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Announces Major China Expansion

Korean retailer E-Land will partner with California-based Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf to build more than 700 new coffee shops in China beginning this fall. E-Land currently operates 20 restaurant brands, Café Lugo outlets in Seoul and Taipei and 7,000 fashion outlets in China. The company’s 240 brands include food, hotel, leisure, entertainment, amusement...

Camellia Sinensis: The Essence of Tea

QUEBEC, Montreal — One step into the Camellia Sinensis tea shop in Montreal’s Latin Quarter and you will wish that there was such a spot in your neighborhood. The Rue Émery shop was the first of three locations for this tea company. The front window is a prime spot, with a booth for three...

Tea Blogging Takes Stage at WTE

Eight years ago when I started my tea blog there were a small number of us out there, sharing our thoughts on and knowledge about tea, reviewing products and hoping to find a community of people who were equally enthusiastic about tea. In the years that followed, blogging has come into its own. More...