Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The second Starbucks coffee shop is opening soon in Helsinki center

A new international giant is coming to Finland. After McDonald's, H&M and Ikea, Starbucks is finally opening a café in the city center of Finland's capital. The first café of the brand from Seattle opened in spring 2012 at the international Helsinki-Vantaa airport. This second shop will open in automn 2013, and is located in the Stockmann bookshop Akateeminen at the crossing of the Pohjois-Esplanadi and Keskuskatu where previously the magazines were sold. The American coffee shop will bring some international atmosphere in the building designed by the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto in 1969. At the second floor of the largest bookshop of Scandinavia is established the café Aalto. The manager told that he do not think that the café will suffer of the new competitor under the same roof.

Starbucks is the largest coffee chain in the world which was created in 1971, and has 17.000 coffee shops in 60 countries.

Updated on November 13th: The coffee is open!

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