Starbucks opens first store in Turks and Caicos

Starbucks has opened its latest outlet in Turks and Caicos.

Following the recent opening of a store in the Cayman Islands, Starbucks is continuing its regional expansion in the Caribbean.

The company unveiled its first store at the Grand Turk cruise port in the Turks and Caicos Islands, making it the coffee roaster’s eighth market in the region and 82nd worldwide.

The new coffee shop is the result of the same alliance with Caribbean Coffee Traders Limited, a consortium headed by the restaurant management and franchise operator Margaritaville Caribbean Group, that opened Starbucks in Cayman in August.

The brand has six stores in Jamaica with plans for 15 outlets there by 2022. In Cayman the brand expects to open a total of four stores on Grand Cayman over the next three years.

In addition to Jamaica, Cayman, and Turks and Caicos, there are than 60 stores across the Caribbean, including in the Bahamas, Aruba, Curaçao, Trinidad and Tobago, and Puerto Rico.

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