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    Default Starbucks profits dive by 97%

    http://business.timesonline.co.uk/to...cle5127267.ece

    A sign of DOOM? Or a sign that people aren't impressed anymore by the image?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMark View Post
    http://business.timesonline.co.uk/to...cle5127267.ece

    A sign of DOOM? Or a sign that people aren't impressed anymore by the image?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoStu View Post
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    lol - we posted at the same time!

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    Guilty as charged. Your thread header "Credit Crunch not as bad etc etc" was at fault really. (trying to avoid a harsh sentence)

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    Those coffee prices were total rip off, how did they get so many people buying it in the first place?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Those coffee prices were total rip off, how did they get so many people buying it in the first place?
    People used to pay using the equity in their houses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    People used to pay using the equity in their houses.


    That explains huge morgages...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Those coffee prices were total rip off, how did they get so many people buying it in the first place?
    I think it has something to do with staff wages and ground rent and taxes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Dalek View Post
    I think it has something to do with staff wages and ground rent and taxes.
    No it doesn't - it's just rip off coffee with lots of expensive marketing that is translated into high prices.

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