Starbucks enters entrenched Vietnam coff

Starbucks enters entrenched Vietnam coffee market
Associated Press

In this photo taken Jan. 5, 2013, customers drink coffee on Trieu Viet Vuong Street in Hanoi, Vietnam. Starbucks announced Thursday Jan. 3, it would enter Vietnam in early February with a cafe in Ho Chi Minh City. But the Seattle-based company faces a unique market in Vietnam, where French-inspired coffee culture reigns supreme; two homegrown chains have established presences; and family-run sidewalk cafes are as ubiquitous as noodle shops. (AP Photo /Mike Ives)

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