Lauren Sosik

Lauren Sosik
It Starts With a Cup of Coffee

Could anyone have envisioned that people would someday really pay $4.50 for a cup of flavored coffee? Or that a chain of coffee cafes would actually change the face of retail in the U.S.? Obviously, Howard Shultz did. And some 11,000 locations later, the entire retail world is looking to see what the next move is for this amazing retail story that began in the 1970s as a one location coffee house but soon grew to a national (and now international) phenomenon. A record breaking Q1 performance has only added more perk to the pot as the Starbucks chain now claims to be serving over 40