McDonald's going gourmet?
Critics have been known to say that Starbucks is becoming more like McDonald's. Is McDonald's going to become more like Starbucks? The company is launching a new premium coffee to go along with its breakfast offerings. Though no one expects McD's to become the coffee destination that Starbucks or even Dunkin Donuts is, it could be enough to persuade people to buy coffee there instead of making a second stop somewhere else.
Also, this related story reporting a poll on Americans' retail coffee habits makes for interesting reading.
Thanks to Baylen of To The People for the link.