Starbucks arrives in Sandton City


Starbucks and Taste Holdings have announced the location of their next store as Sandton City.

Starbucks Melrose Arch
Photo Credits Ziyaad Plaatjes

Very soon shoppers in Johannesburg’s most iconic mall can enjoy an iconic Starbucks beverage.

The 305m² store will feature the Starbucks core menu including 100% Arabica coffee, an expansive fresh food selection, an exciting range of Teavana teas and free high-speed Wi-Fi. The store also offers Starbucks Rewards members the opportunity to conveniently pay for their items through the Starbucks mobile app and receive loyalty points.

Starbucks is known globally as the “third place” - between home and your work. For Starbucks, the third place experience is driven by locally relevant store design, the innovative and tailored-to-you coffee offering and, of course, the focus on customer service.

“Good shopping deserve good coffee and we are excited to announce that the Starbucks Sandton City will open early May,” says Clive Liversage, managing executive for Starbucks in South Africa.

 

About Starbucks Coffee Company

Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality Arabica coffee. Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the experience; please visit us in our stores or online at https://news.starbucks.com     

 

About Taste Holdings

Taste Holdings is a South African-based management group and a leading licensor of global brands in the Southern Africa region. It owns and licenses a portfolio of franchised and owned, category specialists, Quick Service Restaurants (QSR), and retail brands currently represented in five countries in Southern Africa. Its food division has a 30-year master license agreement for Domino’s Pizza in Southern Africa. It also owns, operates, and franchises Zebro’s Chicken, The Fish & Chip Co. and Maxi’s Restaurants. Its luxury goods division is underpinned by three owned retail brands – NWJ, Arthur Kaplan and World’s Finest Watches. NWJ is the third largest national jewellery chain by store numbers in the region. Arthur Kaplan and World’s Finest Watches are, together, the leading retailers of luxury Swiss watch brands in the region. Taste is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the symbol “TAS”. www.tasteholdings.co.za

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