Starbucks Replacement Opens in Russia With Similar Look

8/19/2022 2:17:00 PM

Stars Coffee is Russia’s answer to Starbucks after the coffee giant exited the country following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine #WSJWhatsNow

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Stars Coffee is Russia’s answer to Starbucks after the coffee giant exited the country following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine WSJWhatsNow

Starbucks’s former flagship store in Moscow reopened under new ownership but with similar branding, months after the Seattle-based coffee giant pulled out of Russia.

Crowds in Moscow welcomed a new coffee chain that replaced Starbucks after the Seattle-based company pulled out of Russia over the war in Ukraine. Stars Coffee said it took one month to rebrand and create a new identity. Photo: Maxim Shipenkov/Shutterstock

ByEvan GershkovichAug. 19, 2022 6:36 am ETStarbucks Corp.’s former flagship store in Moscow reopened under new ownership but with similar branding, months after the Seattle-based coffee giant pulled out of Russia.

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Starbucks needs to sue them for copyright infringement. It meant to be Tsars Coffee, Puttin fonts wrong awesome Why is the logo wearing a hat that looks like the poop emoji? 💩 FAIL! 😂 Just like the 'Russian McDonalds' Anyone familiar with franchises knows it's not easy to replace them. Even if they copy everything it's still not the same because of the way the products, supplies & services operate together. Economy of scale. Quality will drop quickly.

Welcome to Stars coffee and enjoy our Kvass 😃 Should have gone with Tsarbucks. McDowell’s! Most appropriate as “Red Star Kofi” More like Czar’s Coffee.

Stars Coffee, anyone? Russian company takes over Starbucks locations in MoscowPeople in Moscow who were disappointed when Starbucks closed its coffee shops after Russia sent troops into Ukraine may now feel a caffeine jolt of hope: A nearly identical operation is opening in the capital. Bet it tastes like depression “You can tell difference in logo because this one have weddy weddy thick, messy hair, like party girl.” -Stars Coffee CEO Kickstand Milošević It’s like masturbation. And non-mutual.

looks funny 'Totally different brand' - almost identical logo. Yeah I'm sure it's a total coincidence bro Coffee by any other name is still coffee. It's a huge success, handed to them on a plate, at the expense of Western companies. Biden crossed Putin's red line on Nov.10 for what still remains unclear, as he had no intention of supporting Ukraine directly.

Starbucks coffee is like you drink cow urine - the coffee in Russia is not the best but far superior to the US junk urine drink type with tones of sugar - Russia's average lifetime will expand as all the junk US food gets away starski coffinski Trademark infringement on top of war crimes. Game of Thrones

There was a chance for tsarbucks but they missed it

New HIMARS missiles could give Ukraine forces major boostGermany and the U.S. are developing longer-range missiles that could help Kyiv in its war against Moscow. Healthcare for all please. They would never give Ukraine newly developed tech Russia will counter those with their own - do you see how absolutely dumb this is?

Russia so wants to be like the West Хуй вам а не цивілізацію! 🤣 Назад в совок повним ходом 🤦‍♂️ russiaisateroriststate is like North Korea but we all can watch how they're fighting 'the west' ffs ... 0 days since russia hasn’t stolen anything. Is it still smth new? ♥️ We sure showed them. Now they will make money for oligarchs

Starbucks makes its money by controlling the entire chain, farm to cup. It is going to be hard to emulate that with sanctions. Complete with a mural of Homelander I guess? This is like watching a person with an obviously fake rolex trying to convince someone that it's real! 😲

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They don't survive long. Next venture in Russia: 'The Gape' clothing line. With pricey extra E in the title. Brooklyn99 Should have branded it as Putin's Piss SaveMyVideo I'm surprised they didn't call it Tsars Coffee. Yes, we are Stars Coffee, and you will be assigned a time to buy, a quota, and required positive reviews, Comrade

DownloaderBot A huge loss to Western business’s - not just Starbucks. Biden crossed Putin’s red line on Nov.10 with no plan to help Ukraine directly. There are no positives - only negatives. Booo. Shuda name it: Starubles. Coffee for the orcs.

Stars Coffee, anyone? Starbucks successor opening in RussiaPeople in Moscow who were disappointed when Starbucks closed its coffee shops after Russia sent troops into Ukraine may now feel a caffeine jolt of hope: A nearly identical operation is opening in the capital

Sounds about right...starbucks left and the new owners rebranded the business with similar logos like the thieves that they are, and as usual the customers are totally fooled because theyve been brainwashed Im sure Starbucks will have something to say about that !! Talk about front They had to change the name as thanks to sanctions Russia doesn't have any bucks any longer.

McDonald's and now this. Russia is a laughing stock. It can't bare to think of its own ideas and simply think by changing the logo and name slightly they will be a success. WRONG! Wish they had of called it Tsarbucks Like the Russian Military, it's another pound shop cardboard copy of something from modern civilised nations

will be great if their tumbler going down to halfprice also.. You know…uh…we make coffee with…uh…stars…uh…those Cargo 200 from Ukraine They plagiarized the logo. Its not Rocket Science.

Stars Coffee, anyone? Starbucks successor opening in RussiaPeople in Moscow who were disappointed when Starbucks closed its coffee shops after Russia sent troops into Ukraine may now feel a caffeine jolt of hope: A nearly identical operation is opening in the capital. I hope they choke on it. Devastating sanctions taking their toll. These knock off brands might be compelling at first. I unsuspected over time things will deteriorate here and the quality/service will be dire.

It’s called SHIT There’s a resemblance.

Stars Coffee, anyone? Russian company takes over Starbucks locations in MoscowPeople in Moscow who were disappointed when Starbucks closed its coffee shops after Russia sent troops into Ukraine may now feel a caffeine jolt of hope: A nearly identical operation is opening in the capital. Bet it tastes like depression “You can tell difference in logo because this one have weddy weddy thick, messy hair, like party girl.” -Stars Coffee CEO Kickstand Milošević It’s like masturbation. And non-mutual.

Coffee chain is now co-owned by a Russian restaurateur and popular rapper, but has a familiar look and feel Crowds in Moscow welcomed a new coffee chain that replaced Starbucks after the Seattle-based company pulled out of Russia over the war in Ukraine.Print MOSCOW —  Months after Starbucks closed its coffee shops in Russia in protest of the invasion of Ukraine, a nearly identical operation is opening in the capital.Russia German weapons manufacturer MBDA is developing a missile that could help Kyiv's forces in the fight against Russia, according to reports in Ukraine.the Durango SRT Hellcat will return for one last hurrah in 2023; it was announced that Dodge dealerships would help third parties make Challenger convertibles; and a whole new suite of Dodge Direct Connection Performance Parts was launched, for those that want their last-of-the-line Hellcats (also announced earlier this week) to have a little more pep.

Stars Coffee said it took one month to rebrand and create a new identity. Photo: Maxim Shipenkov/Shutterstock By Evan Gershkovich Aug. The logo could be the separated-at-birth twin of the Starbucks mermaid, with flowing hair, a small enigmatic smile and a star atop her head — though instead of a Starbucks crown she wears a Russian headdress called a kokoshnik . 19, 2022 6:36 am ET Starbucks Corp. The joint fire support missile (JFS-M) being developed by MBDA could increase the range of weapons fired by Ukraine from 300km (186 miles) to 500km, according to news site Obozrevatel.’s former flagship store in Moscow reopened under new ownership but with similar branding, months after the Seattle-based coffee giant pulled out of Russia. Seattle-based Starbucks was one of the most visible of the wave of foreign companies that pulled out of Russia or suspended their operations in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. On Friday, Russians lined up for drinks at Stars Coffee, operating under a new logo similar to Starbucks’s. The concept even gets something called an R-Wing (the scoop in the front end above the light bar) as a homage to the original Charger Daytona, keeping the blunt profile (Dodge’s words, not ours) while helping aerodynamics.

Instead of Starbucks’s siren with a star-topped crown, the new Russian chain’s logo sports a woman wearing a star-emblazoned kokoshnik, a traditional Russian headdress. The departure of these companies was part of a global effort to punish Russia for its military assault, and a psychological blow to Russians who had become used to the comforts of Western-style consumer culture.S. On its website, which went live Thursday, Stars Coffee posted, “Bucks left. Stars have stayed. Former McDonald’s outlets are reopening and attracting sizable crowds under the name Vkusno — i Tochka.” . Fadel Senna/Getty Ukrainian authorities reported on Saturday that the last working bridge over the river in the country's southern region had been damaged, further crippling Russian supply lines, according to the Associated Press.