A day in the life of…

Is Starbucks Over-rated?

Posted on: February 5, 2013


As a previous college student still living in my college town in the heart of an urban city, known for its unique music, artistic individuality and creative inspiration, I pose the question, does a franchise, a coffee shop at that, Starbucks to be exact, belong in such a creative place? Doesn’t it get its business by replicating the same idea over and over again. Isn’t that what a franchise is? No original idea from those who buy a franchise, but the concept of Starbucks is pretty great.

I’m not going to lie, in Nashville there are just as many indie coffee shops as there are Starbucks, each packed with the usual crowd, college students, hipsters, business associates…laying down those $5 for some good Starbucks coffee. So now I don’t believe Starbucks is over-rated, after all my Christmas present was a cup and a bag full of whole bean coffee. Starbucks even ground it for free! As much as I enjoy the indie coffee shops and going to coffee hour even Monday at 6AM, no other barista has put it together quite like Starbucks.

Bring on the coffee, I’ll be drafting another disputable post.

20130205-175322.jpg

Advertisements

Don't be shy, share your thoughts!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,425 other followers

Follow me on Twitter

Vote for your Favorite!

Archives

%d bloggers like this: