Yesterday, Seattle-based worldwide coffee gargantuan Starbucks turned in quarterly financial results that awed Wall Street. The global retailer reported growth in ‘same store’ sales for the first time in two years. And the New York Times used a picture of Capitol Hill’s own 15th Ave Coffee & Tea to illustrate the bullish celebration of the retailer’s seeming reversal of fortune:
So, after all of this, were your visits to 15th Ave Coffee or the Roy Street variant part of the Starbucks turnaround? When we’ve been in the 15th Ave shop, it has been packed. What? Yeah, that 16-oz Kona pour-over? We were doing journalism. Had to be done.