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R.I.P. Starbucks - A Retail Consultant Says Thank You

Bob Phibbs

Today’s a big day in my career as a retail consultant; a sort of bookend to a journey I began fifteen years ago with a coffee retailer, Mike Sheldrake at Polly’s Gourmet Coffee.

Mike was going up against one of the largest consumer brands in the world, Starbucks.

Alone.

It’s a bookend because at that moment fifteen years ago my brand and career catapulted into a bright future.

And today marks the end of the store that made it all possible.

Because today, the Starbucks that moved in 100 feet from Mike’s doors is closing.

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