Companies That Started as Tea Sellers

When you see the words “Tea Company” in a company’s name, you naturally assume that they primarily sell tea. Right? Well, it turns out that they may have started that way but quickly expanded to other foods, beverages, etc. In fact, a couple of them grew into nationwide chains. The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea …

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The Tea Biz – Go Big or Go Home?

What's good for General Motors is good for America. Forget about the fact that this is a rather famous example of a misquote, of sorts. Accurate or not, consider that in some people's minds this statement has come to signify that a particular business can become so large that its fortunes and misfortunes might have …

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The Story of Barry’s Tea

One of the most civilized things to come out of Ireland is Barry’s Tea. Funny that Thomas Cahill didn’t mention this in his book How the Irish Saved Civilization. He talks about the monks laboriously copying old Greek and Latin writings, preserving the ideas of great minds like Aristotle for future generations. However, a good …

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