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Discussion in 'Business & Startup Investing' started by Mark Laszczuk, 3rd Sep, 2007.

  1. Mark Laszczuk

    Mark Laszczuk Well-Known Member

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    Didn't the same thing happen to Gloria Jeans?
     
  3. Mark Laszczuk

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    HiFrank,

    I dunno - I've always been under the impression that Gloria Jeans was owned and operated from scratch by Aussies. They did a story on Bread TV (business show that was on a few years ago) about Gloria Jeans and the owners were Australian.

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  4. FrankGrimes

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    I believe it was American owned, they setup shop over here. It was vastly more successful here and someone bought the business with Australian $$. So the rights to "Gloria Jeans" worldwide is Australian, even though it wasn't started here.

     
  5. Mark Laszczuk

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    Well there ya go! Learn something new everyday. Not that I ever bought coffee there, I always go to Starbucks. Just kidding! Nah, I go to this nifty little place up the road where I get a large for $2.50 and every five I buy I get one free.

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  6. Simon Hampel

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    Gee ... 6 coffees at once - no wonder you are hyperactive :p :D :D
     
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    Borders rock, I always seek out the local Borders in every large city I visit.
     
  8. Mark Laszczuk

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    Yeah - and that's before I start work!

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    Yeah I try to support the local guy, providing he makes a good coffee. I get a similar deal, 1 free after 5 coffees. Costs $3 for a large... I probably should save the money but I just like coffee too much ;)
     
  10. Mark Laszczuk

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    Hahahaha mate, it's $2.50 a coffee per six coffees, who cares? Penny pinching is for misers and life is too short to hold off on having a nice coffee for morning/afternoon tea.

    Mark