Saturday, July 11, 2009

Tim Hortons invades Manhattan

This should be interesting.

He said he was betting that Tim Hortons would have more staying power than Godfather’s or Krispy Kreme, which stormed into New York at the start of this decade but has retreated, leaving just two locations near Pennsylvania Station.
The competition will be fierce. There are 427 Dunkin’ Donuts within 10 miles of Times Square, according to the company’s Web site. The nearest Tim Hortons is currently in Meriden, Conn., according to a spokesman for Riese.
Canadian tourists and immigrants like Jaye Landon, who said “Wow” when she heard the news, may be the surest customers for the Tim Hortons.


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