Coffee Like, a chain of coffee bars, has introduced a new service to the coffee-to-go market in Russia. According to readovka.ru, the coffee shop offers its customers an opportunity – anyone can gift a cup of coffee to a friend, even if the sender does not live in the same city as the recipient. By entering the company’s site, anyone
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The Ukrainian branch of Russia’s largest coffee chain, Coffee House, did not succeed in finding a buyer for its assets and had to cut the number of coffee shops. Previously, the Ukrainian chain included 17 sites, but now only four coffee shops operate under this brand in Kyev, according to biz.liga.net. The expected deal value was between $2 and $3 million.
At the end of 2017 Belorussian watch plant Luch decided to make great coffee its new marketing strategy and opened a coffee shop right next to the brand’s store on the first floor of the plant’s main building in Minsk. According to marketing.by, the idea originated from the image of a traditional bookshop where customers can also buy a cup of coffee
The Russian coffee market is still considerably young, and one of the reasons is that Russia is traditionally a tea drinking country. Still, due to the globalization process and coffee culture expansion, Russia is rapidly developing its taste for coffee and nearing European and American standards for coffee consumption. The year 2017 has become indicative in this aspect: coffee consumption has
According to the reached agreement, the import duties for certain foods and goods made in Europe and imported to Ukraine will be reduced beginning January 1, 2018 , as reported by allnews.com.ua. Among other positions, coffee and tea are expected to lose 10 to 20% in duties. That will consequently lead to the reduction in prices for ground coffee by 5.4
According to buybrand.ru, coolidea.ru and rambler.ru, Shokoladnitsa, the largest franchise coffee chain in Russia, keeps moving across the CIS countries. The company has reached an agreement to enter Kyrgyzstan market under the brand name. According to Maksim Trubnikov, the head of the franchising department, the new partner in Kyrgyzstan plans to open five places in Bishkek, the capital city, within the next three years.
According to Kommersant information, Starbucks Corporation has an intention to enter the Georgian market. The company is planning to sign a long-term agreement with the country’s government, to construct a coffee factory, and to open a coffee chain in Tbilisi. A representative of the City Hall told the journalist about preliminary agreements. He pointed out that no contracts had been
According to rbc.ru, in 2016 the sales volume in Russian coffee market increased by 1.2% while the year before the volume reduced by 0.5%. Among the main reasons of this change specialists name the promotions and the fact that Russians are turning away from tea. The tea sales are decreasing the second year in a row.
According to Nielsen retail audit covering the period from February 2016 to January 2017, the main share belongs to instant coffee [Sign in to continue]
According to interfax.com.ua, in 2016 the country imported 29.74 thousand tons of coffee, coffee hulls and coffee substitutes. In terms of money the export grew by 9.7% – up to $94.63 million (in comparison with $86.29 million in 2015).
Still the volume of import of this product group is not very significant [Sign in to continue]
According to interfax.ru, Starbucks is launching a new format of coffee service in Russia. Ten Starbucks On the Go points will appear in Otkritie bank departments in Moscow by the end of March. The format of self-service Starbucks stations exists in many countries around the globe. You can buy on-the-go coffee at gas stations, supermarkets, airports, etc. A local movie