Starbucks Will Open 4 Coffee Shops in Davao


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Better late than never, Starbucks is going to open its first coffee shop branches in Davao late this year or next year. Rumor said that its going to be 4 of them scattered in strategic locations within downtown. Now, the thing that is bugging me is why Starbucks came late into action in Davao? The city is known to have numerous coffee shops numbering more than 200. Do you think the over saturation will lose some of its marketability or is it going to be bad news for the old players?

The first branch is located within the Sutherland Complex. The 2-storey building will be the first of the 4 branches. Unofficially, the other two branches are going to be located in the under construction malls: the Abreeza Mall and SM Lanang. No apparent info on the 4th branch just yet.

The under construction building of the famous coffee shop

The Sutherland Call Center complex is the site of the new Starbucks Coffee shop.

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9 Responses to “Starbucks Will Open 4 Coffee Shops in Davao”

  1. It’s not a threat to local players especially BluGre, it’s a tourist destination here, never leave davao without tasting the famous Durian Gatpuchinno…

  2. 2 louie

    hmmm… I am not sure but I think Starbucks just opened one in Cagayan de Oro….

  3. Not sure on what? Their first branch in Davao will open in Sutherland complex and the other branch is inside Abreeza mall to open this May 2011. The location for the other 2 branches is not yet confirm but some rumor states one of them will be in SM Lanang.

    I am also aware that Starbucks has opened in CDO, their first branch in Mindanao.

  4. 4 Mark

    the 4th branch I think, maybe in SM Davao expansion building or anywhere in Matina area….possible kaya sa MTS..pantapat sa bluGre..hehe

  5. 6 Anonymous

    coffee cat man iyong nasa sutherland..


    the peak of Gaisano mall davao….they have also starbucks coffee…..

  7. 8 liezel

    why the hype about starbucks? their just a coffee shop version of mcdonalds and jolibee… they dont do latte arts…

  8. constantly i used to read smaller articles or reviews which also clear their motive, and that is also
    happening with this article which I am reading at this place.

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