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Will Teavana's Online Store Stay Open?

Last Updated: Aug. 24, 2017

Starbucks has been conspicuously silent on whether or not they will keep the online store open following closure of Teavana's physical locations.

Dropshipping in the Tea Industry

Last Updated: Aug. 3, 2017

Dropshipping, when a retailer does not carry inventory, has pros and cons, but in the tea industry, the experience for the customer tends to be poor.

Unilever Tea Brands

Last Updated: Jan. 30, 2017

Unilever is a multinational corporation owning many tea brands. This page lists all the brands of tea owned by Unilever.

Weasel Words in Tea Descriptions and Marketing

Last Updated: Jul. 15, 2015

Weasel words are words used to give a misleading impression of authority; weasel words are common in marketing, where they can be harmful or dishonest.

Ethical Tea Partnership

Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2014

The Ethical Tea Partnership is a non-profit organization funded by member tea companies, seeking to promote address social issues in the tea industry.

Private Label Tea

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2013

Private label tea is tea that is sold wholesale to another company which markets it as its own brand name. Private label tea can be a lucrative business.

Why Style? What Exactly Is A Style Of Tea?

Last Updated: Apr. 16, 2013

RateTea refers to styles of tea; this page explains why we use the word style, and what exactly we mean by a style of tea.

World Tea East

Last Updated: Mar. 5, 2012

World Tea East is a tea expo and trade show, happening Sept. 9-10 in Philadelphia, 2011, and run by World Tea Media, the group behind the World Tea Expo.

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