Cortez coffee shop, roaster under pressure with new Starbucks

Cortez coffee shop, roaster under pressure with new Starbucks

Many worrying about corporation’s impact
Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee company, plans to open a shop in Cortez and can start building within six months.
The Facebook crowd

The news of Starbucks’s plans for City Market created a buzz on The Cortez Journal Facebook page. As of Monday morning, 62 people had liked the announcement, and 51 people had shared the announcement on their personal pages.
Several people expressed concern about the change.
“That’s too bad there are plenty of privately owned coffee shops in this town that are better, the Starbucks this is going to put a big dent in their pockets,” Katrina Russell-Duncan said.
Others expressed their continued support for San Juan Coffee Co., which will be replaced by Starbucks. It plans to move from City Market to a building in downtown Cortez.
“I like San Juan Coffee ...... Hopefully this will help make them better,” Lance McDaniel said.
“San Juan coffee is moving into our block!! Oh I will be so caffeinated at work!!” Jessica Stefanakos said.
These quotes are attributed to the Facebook personas, who left comments on the website.
The Cortez Journal frequently posts breaking news about community events first on facebook.com/cortezjournal and www.cortezjournal.com.

Cortez coffee shop, roaster under pressure with new Starbucks

Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee company, plans to open a shop in Cortez and can start building within six months.
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