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What does Starbucks closing Teavana stores mean for specialty tea?

Starbucks announced it would close all 379 Teavana stores by spring 2018. Pic: Starbucks

Starbucks’ decision to shut down Teavana stores does not come as a surprise nor is it a bad sign for the specialty tea market, according to Charlie Cain who served as Teavana’s VP of concept development and franchising until January 2015. 

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Cracka Wines to be first Aussie company to crowd-source equity funding

Cracka Wines to be first Aussie company to crowd-source equity funding

Soup-To-Nuts podcast: 3 trends driving growth in bottled water

Soup-To-Nuts podcast: Three trends driving growth in the bottled water category

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Tesco's new low alcohol wine range. Pic: Tesco.

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