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Selling coffee to the bereaved: Starbucks (SBUX) plans to open a store inside a funeral home in...

Selling coffee to the bereaved: Starbucks (SBUX) plans to open a store inside a funeral home in South Carolina. Though the company says it will maintain a low-profile at the location, it maintains the move follows a growing pattern of placing stores embedded into high-traffic areas.
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  • youngman442002
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    Have a will perk you up more than the guy in the box....
    13 Jul 2012, 09:08 AM Reply Like
  • PCScipio
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    Waking the dead with caffeine?
    13 Jul 2012, 09:10 AM Reply Like
  • Stoploss
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    Who knew funeral homes were "high traffic areas"?


    This must be in California, where they are unable to control the thugs.


    How to control a thug:
    1) .308 suppressed bolt action bipod.
    13 Jul 2012, 09:28 AM Reply Like
  • sr1977
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    In addition to a new 'low-fat venti iced mocha formaldehydaccino' coffee drink, mourners of the dearly departed will also be treated to the debut of the companies first high-end coffin offering, aptly named the "Starbox".
    13 Jul 2012, 09:31 AM Reply Like
  • bgokey15d
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    Love it
    13 Jul 2012, 10:07 AM Reply Like
  • nosajio
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    PR damage control soon? Such a bad idea.
    13 Jul 2012, 10:55 AM Reply Like
  • Fenway John
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    I agree with that last comment - this ' Lazarus Lounge' idea is one sick way to raise sales and try to bury the competition.
    13 Jul 2012, 02:07 PM Reply Like
  • Delta_V
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    Maintaining a low profile with prices you can't bereave......?
    14 Jul 2012, 08:47 AM Reply Like
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