coffee

Sep 5, 2019

China’s Sinopec launches coffee brand with 27,000 locations

The petrol company aims to sell three types of coffee branded like gasoline varieties at its convenience stores nationwide.

Mar 11, 2019

What chance does Tim Hortons have in China?

Given China’s crowded and innovative coffee and quick-serve food market, we asked branding consultants what the Canadian coffee and quick-serve food outlet should think about as it enters the mainland.

Sep 3, 2018

Coca-Cola buys $5.1 billion Costa for 'strong coffee platform'

Coca-Cola is buying high-street coffee chain Costa in a $5.1bn (£3.9bn) deal as it moves into the hot drinks market for the first time and eyes an expansion of the brand globally.

May 30, 2018

A storm in a coffee cup: Should Starbucks worry about Luckin in China?

The upstart in this 'blue versus green' battle for mug-share has interesting differentiators, from pricing to experience and a focus on the workplace, Jerry Clode argues.

Jan 24, 2018

7-Eleven taps coffee culture to froth its image

A multimillion Hong Kong dollar campaign for a new premium brew blends outdoor, print and social media in Hong Kong and Macau.

Sep 21, 2017

Can Starbucks stay on the boil in Asia?

BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Starbucks is buying big into China—but it may all amount to a hill of beans.