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Bloomberg reports that Starbucks is raising prices “in certain U.S. markets to help recoup higher commodity and rent costs ... the price increases vary by store and region.”

Alan Hilowitz, a company spokesman, said, ““We regularly review pricing and make adjustments as needed to support the business.”

• The Boston Globe reports that Dunkin’ Donuts will sell the one-cup-at-a-time Keurig Brewing System at select stores through the end of the year “as a way for customers to buy the coffee maker as a holiday gift ... Dunkin’ Donuts recently began selling K-Cup Portion Packs that are designed to be used by the Keurig brewing system.”
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