Targeting Students

February 2006
FoodService Director;2/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the opening of Starbucks and Potbelly Sandwich Works near the University of Illinois campus in Champaign as of February 2006. Starbucks and Potbelly Sandwich Works opened in a former Victorian home and storefront that was renovated into a multi-tenant retail facility. Both concepts target the student and faculty population of the campus.


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