Listen: Starbucks is opening its first store in Italy
"Starbucks is opening its first store in Italy, the country that inspired. It has customers at this. Cafe here in Rome pop in for their morning shot of Espresso standing at the counter. It's clear they're here for their quick fix. But the first ever Starbucks that opened on Thursday in Milan is betting heavily on decor. And size to draw crowds. The twenty-five thousand foot converted post office includes heated marble tops, a cocktail bar and a mammoth bronze cast to roast beans. Many italians. They'll remain skeptical. The actual coffee can hold a flame to their when it comes to syrupy concoctions like Frappuccino, don't even"