The first Starbucks was opened in 1971 at Pike Street Market in Seattle
The first Starbucks was opened in 1971 at Pike Street Market in Seattle, Washington by three partners Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegl, and Gordon Bowker (Study Moose, 2016). They were college mates who were inspired to sell high-quality coffee beans and equipment by coffee roasting entrepreneur Alfred Peet after he taught them his style of roasting beans. Over the years Starbucks has gron
Technology has been an important role as now-a-days technology has advance, many individuals now work from home or via telecommunication. Having the ability to just take your laptop and have an environment where you can sit and get things done that is not a hectic environment. Take Starbucks for example, they have plugs set up so that you are able to recharge if need be. As indicated in the reading, the example of Starbucks is used as a coffeeshop people go to for the main reason that they have drinks and/or food available within a few steps that wont really interrupt me from my work. This third place creates the perfect environment to feel as comfortable as you would at home, with all amenities whole at the same time avoiding all distractions to get your work done. People create a private space in a public space by using technological devices, such as cell phones, laptops, or using simple things, like a book or newspaper, the customers are able to define their private space through what they do (Parker & Austin, 2011).