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Starbucks' Chinese nemesis surges 20% in public debut

Lucas Matney
Starbucks' Chinese nemesis surges 20% in public debut

After opening at $17.00, shares of the Chinese Starbucks competitor climbed as high as $25.96, or more than 50%, before settling back down to $20.38 at the market's close. The company has a market cap north of $5 billion after its first day of trading. The brick-and-mortar coffee chain has achieved major success in China by offering speedy delivery services to Chinese consumers.