The Coffee War Is Heating Up
Apr 9th 2013 7:00PM
Updated Apr 9th 2013 7:08PM
The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Jason Moser and Bill Barker, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.
Several months ago, the Benckiser Group acquired Caribou Coffee for $340 million. On Monday, Caribou Coffee said that it's closing 15% of locations in the United States and converting another 20% into Peet's Coffee & Tea stores, which is also owned by Benckiser Group. In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss these companies, as well as the continuing raging coffee wars among Starbucks , Dunkin' Brands' Dunkin' Donuts, and Panera Bread .
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