The Wall Street Journal has the details. What could have caused this good news? Was all my carping on Via instant coffee misguided? Is Schultz redelivering the magic again? Is it the fact that all the people who tasted McDonald's lattes realized they were more miserable than the ones at the Green Mermaid? Or was it this little tidbit, plucked from the WSJ story?
Last week Starbucks became the most popular brand page on Facebook with more than 3.5 million fans.
What with the Dow hitting 9000, clearly, the recession is over, people. Everyone back about your business.