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Some of the points covered in part two of this in-depth episode on Luckin and Starbucks:

  • How Luckin coffee navigated its tumultuous past to its current period of rapid expansion;
  • Starbucks’ unique and very different business strategy;
  • Are the two coffee giants competitors at all?
  • How is Luckin acquiring customers in a new geography?
  • How do Shopee and Temu’s strategies compare to Luckin?
  • Is Starbucks feeling the heat at all from this latest player entering markets they have dominated in the specialty coffee category?

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