....In the realm of coffees with precisely-calibrated water temperatures and pour-over brew times, customers said the change of ownership is a potential disruption to its loyal but easily spooked customer base. Steven Plunkett, a fellow customer, recalled how Starbucks
,the world’s biggest coffee chain, purchased the California bakery La Boulange for $100m in 2012 and soon closed it down, explaining that blueberry scones and iced lemon pound cakes could not sustain the stores for long-term growth. ...
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