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Why Are Starbucks Customers in Japan not Called by Their Names?

“One hot caramel macchiato for Jane.” That’s the usual spiel of the Starbucks crew when orders are ready for customers to pick up. However, this does not apply to Starbucks Japan. How come? Not on First Name Basis A post shared by スターバックス公式 (@starbucks_j) on May 24, 2017 at 11:34pm PDT In the Land of…

What Japanese Coffee Chain Doutor Learned From Starbucks

The huge popularity of Starbucks worldwide has led to the creation of a modern myth that Starbucks has brought the culture of coffee shops to Japan. Contrary to this myth, Japan’s coffee shop culture has been already established in the 1960s with Doutor Coffee chain under the leadership of Hiromichi Toriba. The Great Coffee Chain…

6 Limited Edition Starbucks Japan Tumblers!

Starbucks is a very popular coffee franchise in Japan but did you know that there are a lot of tumblers that can only be bought in certain Starbucks stores all around Japan. I would like to introduce some of them to you (not all of them because that would make this article six pages long).…

Sakura Meets Starbucks For Its Spring Product Line!

In the spring of every year, all of the Starbucks stores in Japan start selling sakura (cherry blossom) flavoured beverages and food. These beverages have been sold every year since 2001 to coincide with the cherry blossoms blooming in the spring. This tradition is the company’s way of incorporating traditional Japanese culture into their products.…

Finally In Tottori! The 1,000 line up for Starbucks!

Good news for all coffee lovers in Tottori! The very first branch of Starbucks had ultimately stepped its feet in Tottori uptown on 23rd May 2015! This marked a historical moment in Japan and in Tottori prefecture. Tottori was the last prefecture to embrace the settlement of the iconic Starbucks chain. The Shamine Tottori Starbucks…