Caribou Coffee

Brands including Starbucks offer local cultural design finishes in their stores.
March 2014

More quick-serve concepts are capitalizing on regional flair to make customers feel at home.

Chocolate beverages at Caribou Coffee will now include all-natural white, milk, and dark chocolates from Guittard.
Dan Lee promoted to secretary, senior vice president, and general counsel; Dan Hurdle added as senior vice president.
Coffee chain mandating compact fluorescent lamps in corporate-owned locations.
Michael Coles joins list of investors with Boardwalk Fresh Burger and Fries.
Company will donate 10 percent of sales of Amy's Blend coffee to support breast cancer research.
Animated characters help coffee chain usher in fall-inspired beverages.
The coffee company is blaming the loss on coffeehouse closures in 2008.
The brand's CEO says the focus going forward will be on improving existing stores, not expansion.
The convenience-store chain is expanding its coffee offerings and looking to give the national coffeehouses a run for their money.
The limited-time offer runs until March 22.
"Decaf drinkers deserve better," says the brand's VP of marketing.
Caribou is trying to change that this holiday season.
Kathy Hollenhorst and Amy O'Neil are leaving the company.
The coffee chain is leveraging the Cellfire mobile coupon service to drive store traffic.
The beverage combines Kemps milk and Caribou Coffee.
Ten percent of the proceeds of Amy's Blend whole bean coffee sales and associated merchandise will benefit Susan G. Komen For the Cure.
Tim Hennessy brings 20 years of leadership experience to the brand.
SuccessFactors Succession Management will help retain top talent, increase employee engagement, and facilitate development planning.
"Other Sales” increased 68 percent compared to the second quarter of 2007, and comparable coffeehouse net sales decreased 1.7 percent.
Michael Tattersfield, succeeding Rosalyn Mallet, has been named president and CEO.