Manuka a little piece of Melbourne? Starbucks not quite gone after all

johnboy 31 July 2008 12

Over on the Starbucks closure story OzChick of the eagle eyes has pointed out that Manuka is not listed in the detailed store closures list.

So Manuka is considered to be part of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane?

UPDATED: Whoops, word comes that it closed a while ago. There I was fooled by local news types doing pieces to camera in front of it this week.


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jenna86 jenna86 9:16 pm 31 Jul 08

Yeah WIN did a story on it

stonedwookie stonedwookie 4:27 pm 31 Jul 08

starbucks is closing alot of stores everywhere 600 in the usa.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/02/business/02sbux.html?ref=business

OzChick OzChick 4:01 pm 31 Jul 08

Oh, I didn’t know. Totally behind on the times…

Swaggie Swaggie 3:46 pm 31 Jul 08

I’ll have a schooner of whatever Julius is drinking – it certainly isn’t Starbucks Coffee!@

AussieGal83 AussieGal83 3:16 pm 31 Jul 08

They had the best Signature Hot Chocolate ever.

Julius Constantius Julius Constantius 2:42 pm 31 Jul 08

about it*

Julius Constantius Julius Constantius 2:40 pm 31 Jul 08

Manuka Starbucks has never closed when you think about – because we all live and carry its memory on. In our hearts and in our dreams! Ooooohhh yeah

LONG LIVE STARBUCKS MANUKA!!!!! Say it with me ..*chant*

LONG LIVE STARBUCKS MANUKA!!!

iCanberran iCanberran 2:17 pm 31 Jul 08

winning star said :

Manuka closed years ago.

Well, 5 months anyway. Unprofitable and plaza management wanted them to renovate to fit in more with the new architecture.

winning star winning star 2:09 pm 31 Jul 08

Manuka closed years ago.

Who are the local news types?

Win was out the front on the civic store last night.

jakez jakez 2:04 pm 31 Jul 08

Back in 2001 when I was in Year 12 at Eddies, we’d often go to Starbucks in Manuka on the days when we had first period off.

…I never really understood the appeal myself but it was warm and my mates seemed to like it.

G-Fresh G-Fresh 2:04 pm 31 Jul 08

Manuka is a part of Canberra you goose

Geoffco Geoffco 1:55 pm 31 Jul 08

The Manuka store closed a while ago in completely unrelated circumstances.

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