Monday, January 14, 2019

Starbucks Launches a New Location in Bali, Indonesia
Press Release

The coffee company announced that it’s launching a 20,000 square-foot store in an up-and-coming Bali retail district.

Dubbed the “Coffee Sanctuary”, the store will provide a retail experience that includes a concierge receptionist, a 1,000 square-foot tree farm, and a Starbucks Reserve bar.

The company stated that it has been sourcing Indonesian coffees for over four decades, with Sumatra coffee being offered through the company since 1971.

Piano Announces New Funding
Company Blog Post

The content monetization and audience intelligence technology platform announced that it has raised $22 Million in a Series B round of funding.

According to a company blog post, the new funds will help the company expand upon new product growth, and enter into new markets and sectors.

The round was led by Updata Partners.

Taco Bell Goes Vegetarian
Press Release

The fast-food chain announced that it’s testing out a new Vegetarian option as part of its 2019 menu.

Taco Bell will launch the new menu items later this year.

The announcement is part of its company commitments for this year which include: improving its recycling efforts, creating new job growth in the United States, and providing increased support for its Taco Bell Foundation.