Consumer Monthly Report | November 2010

Our research partner who conducts our quarterly sector report, Cleveland Research Company, recently published a consumer monthly recap with a note about SBUX Pushing Through Beverage Price Increase.Check it out for FREE at the SCAA Store!HEADLINES INCLUDE:Black Friday Yields Slight Gains y/y with Variability by Retailer.Apparel Sales Improve During November.Grocery Channel Better Last 30-60 Days.Best …

25% OFF 2010 Expo Merchandise at the SCAA Store!

All merchandise from SCAA’s 22nd Annual Exposition in Anaheim, CA is now 25% off! Get your track jacket, hoodie, t-shirt, and French Press travel mug – all for bargain prices!To see which items are on sale in the SCAA Store, search Keyword: Expo2010At checkout, use this Discount Code to receive 25% off: ExpoMerch-2010________________________________SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROMOTION …

illy Does Madison Avenue

Black Friday and Cyber Monday mark the official start of the holiday shopping season! There’s a chance that if you started your holiday shopping spree in New York City you saw the famed Barney’s New York display window decorated with something a little unexpected. Standing picturesquely and looking out at passing shoppers is the figure …

For Your Consideration…

Written by Ric Rhinehart, Executive Director SCAAI must confess that I have generally regarded coffee as a beverage that is best consumed on its own merits, although admittedly coffee and a biscotti, beignet or Voodoo donut provides a pleasant enough taste experience. The concept of pairing coffees and foods in a setting comparable to a …

2011-2012 SCAA Board of Directors Nominations

Nominations for the SCAA Board of Directors for the 2011-2012 year are now being accepted. The Nominating Committee will be evaluating candidates and creating an election slate for the following:Directors: One new seat and four seats up for re-election*Officer Position: Second Vice-President**If you wish to nominate someone for consideration, please review these guidelines:• All Directors …

Congratulations, Good Food Award Finalists!!

We would like to take a moment to congratulate all the coffee category finalists for the 2011 Good Food Awards.**Allegro Coffee Company – Panama Esmeralda (Thornton, CO)**Alterra Coffee Roasters – Guatemala Hunapu (Milwaukee, WI)**Barrington Coffee Roasting Company – Ethiopia Nekisse (Lee, MA)**Blue Bottle Coffee – Kemgin (San Francisco, CA)**Carrboro Coffee Company – El Aguacate (Carrboro, …